ASA - Association of Student Activities

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Student Group List

Name Description
100K Competition, MIT MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition is a leading-edge forum for students and researchers in the MIT community to act on their talent, ideas and energy to launch tomorrow's leading firms. A year-long educational experience, the MIT $100K brings together a network of resources (feedback from top venture capitalists and entrepreneurs, media exposure, mentors, educational guidance, networking and more than $350K in cash and prizes) to help participants through the new venture construction process.
3D Printing Club
3W: Weekly Writing Workshop 3W is a weekly creative writing class for middle school students that teaches basic writing skills in a unique and personalized setting. Students work in close collaboration with a mentor to develop a final piece for a literary magazine.
6.270 Autonomous Robot Design Competition 6.270 Autonomous Robot Competition organizers. Plan and run the annual 6.270 competition.
Academic Teaching Initiative The Academic Teaching Initiative provides low-cost academic-based enrichment programs geared towards high school and middle school students in the Boston and Cambridge area.
Active Minds at MIT MIT's mental health advocacy group on campus.
ACTiveU The purpose of ACTiveU is to utilize physical training and standardized college test preparation to empower inner-city youth in Boston and surrounding communities to be physically, mentally and academically prepared to gain admission to a college or university and to provide an educational pathway for success in life.
African Students Association An organization that brings together African students and everyone interested in Africa.
AID-MIT Association for India's Development (AID) is an NGO committed towards equitable development and social welfare of the poorest and marginalized communities of India. The MIT and Boston chapters of AID work together and comprise of students and working professionals who volunteer to forge partnerships with grassroots organizations and movements in India that focus on working with communities to empower them in their struggle for a just and equitable future.
Albanian Students Association The Albanian Students Association's purpose is to represent Albanian culture and create a social community for Albanians at MIT and the greater area of Boston. We aim to support the development of the Albanian education, economy, technological industry, civil society and entrepreneurial spirit.
Alpha Chi Omega MIT Sorority
Alpha Epsilon Phi AEPhi is a small sorority founded by 7 Jewish woman of Barnard College in 1909, who were excluded because of their religion. Therefore, AEPhi welcomes and celebrates ladies of all backgrounds and creates an atmosphere of love and sense of belonging. Our small size allows us to be a very tight-knit group of women who will always support one another.
Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity The Jewish fraternity
Alpha Omega, MIT Alpha Omega Club at MIT
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc Alpha Phi Alpha serves both the MIT community and the greater Boston/ Cambridge community through its programs
Alpha Phi Omega, Alpha Chi Chapter of We are a national co-ed non-residential service fraternity. We participate in active service to the campus, the community, the nation, and the world, and have a great time doing it.
Alpine Ski Club Club sport that competes in alpine ski races on the east coast.
Alternative Spring Break We are a group devoted to encouraging community service to students by going on volunteer trips during spring break.
American Indian Science and Engineering Society We are the MIT Native American chapter and we reach out to the Native American community in the greater Boston area for collaboration.
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Student chapter of the national organization. Hold events to promote interaction between undergraduates and faculty. Mission also includes promoting interest in american aviation and actively bringing opportunities to undergraduates.
American Institute of Chemical Engineers Student Chapter, MIT The purpose of the MIT Chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, henceforth to be referred to as MIT AIChE or "this organization," is a student chapter of the National American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Organization. Its purpose is to encourage MIT students’ personal, academic, and professional development while upholding the values of the MIT Chemical Engineering Department and National AIChE. It promotes development of its members: • Personally: by promoting relationships between different class years in addition to other student AIChE chapters • Academically: by facilitating out-of-the classroom interactions with faculty and alumni • Professionally: by holding industrial series, networking events, and maintaining company relationships
American Jiu Jitsu at MIT At AJJ@MIT, we train in practical and effective self-defense – both traditional and modern. We welcome all body types, fitness, and experience levels. Jiu-Jitsu, or the "Gentle Art," is designed to prepare a person for any situation, including stand-up and ground fighting (with and without weapons) and multiple attacks.
American Nuclear Society ANS is the MIT Student Section of the American Nuclear Society
American Red Cross Team And Network of MIT MIT chapter of the American Red Cross MassBay
American Society of Mechanical Engineers MIT Chapter MIT ASME was established to promote interest in course 2, build a course 2 community, develop professional skills, and further career interests in the field.
American Society of Precision Engineering, MIT This is a student chapter of ASPE. The goal of this organization is to foster a community of students centered around the area of precision engineering.
Amnesty International Amnesty International strives to educate the MIT community about current human rights issues. We also engage in advocacy given when the occasion arises.
Amphibious Achievement Amphibious Achievement is a dual athletic and academic program targeted at urban Boston-Cambrige youth. Our goal is to promote "success in and out of the water" through a combination of aquatic instruction and college preparatory tutoring. The program is provided free of cost to all of our high school students.
Anime Club, MIT Increasing awareness and appreciation of Japanese animation and culture at the MIT community.
Applied Physics Club A group for anyone interested in applied physics!
Arab Student Organization The MIT ASO aims to spread awareness about the Arab world in MIT campus. Our events include social, cultural and political events in MIT campus.
Archery Club, MIT We are a group of MIT affiliated people who enjoy the sport of Archery. Some people are interested in learning how to shoot, some just want to practice, others have higher aims of becoming competitive...and some just want to shoot stuff. No experience is required, just an interest in Archery. The club will provide the necessary equipment. Unfortunately, we are currently only able to accept MIT affiliates.
Armenian Society, MIT The MIT Armenian Society serves to: 1. Enhance interaction among Armenian students at MIT. 2. Promote the Armenian culture, history and heritage at MIT and other colleges in the area. 3. Establish cooperation between MIT community and the Armenian academic community in the Republic of Armenia and worldwide. 4. Maintain contact and ties with other Armenian Student Organizations, the Armenian community, and the Republic of Armenia. 5. Provide educational services to the Armenian community.
Art Club, MIT The purpose of the MIT Art Club is to promote the appreciation and practice of visual arts at MIT. We hope to provide an outlet for any student or member of the MIT community to express their creativity and explore the arts with other people who share this interest. We will run activities such as but not limited to: • Hosting 2 hour meetings every two weeks where members can meet to draw, paint, and work on art together • Inviting artists, lecturers, architects, and designers, whether permanent members of the MIT faculty or visiting presenters, to give lectures and presentations to the club • Studying art history and the works of other artists together. We will visit the Boston Museum of Fine Arts together and other exhibitions throughout Boston. • Selling our artworks or crafts to raise money for charitable groups on campus • Partnering with MIT educational organizations to offer art lessons to kids who might not otherwise have such exposure to art
Art of Living at MIT Focused on bringing yoga and meditation into students' lives. Through workshops led by trained teachers from the international non-profit organization, the Art of Living Foundation, we strive to help mediate anxiety and depression, so that students may realize the fullness of joy that's a rightful part of life. Even life at a place as intense as MIT can be.
Arts Curation and Exhibition Club, MIT The MIT Arts Curation and Exhibition Club (MIT ACEC) brings together students with a penchant for design, exhibition, art history, and curation; a deep respect for the creative talents of their peers; a passion for the support of the visual arts at MIT through the recognition of artistic achievement; and a desire to aid in the cultural enrichment of our academics-oriented environment. ACEC promotes art appreciation through the management of displays, the hosting of events, and the sponsoring of speakers. Its pioneer project, the MIT Student Art Gallery at McCormick Hall (MITSAG), was established in the fall of 2012.
ASA DB Appreciation Society Contact asa-db@mit.edu if you'd be interested in helping with the ASA Database. We'd love to have help, and are happy to have just about any contributor who knows or is able to learn Python. (Knowing Django or being familiar with writing webapps is a plus.)
Asha-MIT Asha-MIT is the MIT chapter of Asha for Education, a global non-profit organization working with grassroots programs to help educate underprivileged children in India.
Ashdown House Ashdown House is a graduate residence and active community of MIT graduate students. Ever since it was founded in the 1930s, the dorm has actively promoted social interactions among its residents and has fostered a tight-knit community of students. The main people responsible for running the dorm are the Ashdown House Executive Committee (AHEC) and the team of officers who help with a myriad of community tasks and activities.
ASHRAE MIT Student Chapter ASHRAE MIT Student Chapter is the MIT student branch of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers. This national organization is the leading provider of HVAC-related standards and handbooks for system design and operation. In addition, it sponsors research reports and projects and plays host to national and international conferences.
Asian American Association We, the MIT Asian American Association, are dedicated to the promotion of the Asian American experience by providing social, cultural, political, and educational events for the MIT community.
Asian Baptist Student Koinonia We meet every week on Friday's for a bible study.
Asian Baptist Student Koinonia Graduate Division Graduate student Bible study and fellowship
Asian Christian Fellowship A community inviting all to be engaged and transformed by Jesus to impact the campus and beyond.
Asian Dance Team, MIT MIT's one-and-only Asian dance team (MITADT) provides the MIT community with a taste of East Asian culture via the medium of dance. We perform works from traditional Chinese, to contemporary lyrical, to Korean hiphop, to Japanese idol-dance, to aboriginal folk, and much more.
Assassins' Guild, MIT The MIT Assassins' guild is a Live-Action roleplaying society that runs several real-time, real-space roleplaying games every semester. We also run Patrol, a high-action game of dart gun combat every Saturday night at 8 pm in Building 36.
Assistive Technology Club The MIT AT Club creates assistive technology for people with disabilities
Association of Indonesian Students The Association of Indonesian Students aims at strengthening relation among Indonesian students studying at MIT, and between MIT communities in general.
Association of Puerto Rican Students We represent the Puerto Rican community at MIT
Association of Student Activities The Association of Student Activities (ASA) is a joint committee of both the Undergraduate Association (UA) and the Graduate Student Council (GSC). The ASA Executive Board advocates on behalf of student groups to gain resources for student groups' benefit, allocates resources among student groups, and arbitrates among student groups and any other involved parties. In general, the ASA oversees student group activity and is the governing body of students groups on the MIT campus.
Association of Taiwanese Students, MIT The Association of Taiwanese Students consists primarily of undergraduate students with an interest in Taiwanese culture. For many of its members, ATS is a place to make friends with people of different backgrounds, who yet still share the common interest in learning about Taiwanese and Chinese traditions, food, and activities. Members need not be Taiwanese or Chinese to join, as we welcome members of all ethnicities. Popular events include Strait to Taiwan and Nightmarket; other events range from pastry sales to DDR Tournaments. We have fun in many ways from playing mahjong and making crafts to chugging boba and eating pastries.
Asymptones Asymptones is an a capella group that mainly arranges and sings various nerdy and classic songs. We are a low-time-commitment group that makes 3 main performances every year: GBIS, SGBIS, and spring concert.
Australia, New Zealand and United Kingdom Association of MIT A social and cultural club for Aussies, Brits and Kiwis, as well as anyone interested in the regions.
Badminton Club, MIT To organize badminton activities for the MIT community.
Baha'i Association, MIT The Baha'i Association at MIT is an organization whose membership is open to all students and faculty at MIT. The Baha'i Association's main activities involve fellowship and the organization of events that are in line with the teachings of the Baha'i Faith, which is a world religion founded by Baha'u'llah (1817-1892). In the past, we've collaborated with student groups on campus with similar goals.
Ballroom Dance Club The MIT Ballroom Dance Club teaches a variety of ballroom dance styles throughout the year. Our instructors include professional dancers and advanced members of the MIT Ballroom Dance Team. Our goal is to help people interested in ballroom dance to feel comfortable on the social dance floor.
Ballroom Dance Team, MIT Competitive Intercollegiate Ballroom Dance Team
Bangladeshi Students The Bangladeshi Students Association at MIT (MIT-BSA) provides an opportunity for MIT students from Bangladesh to connect and enhance their sense of community at MIT. Through organizing various, regular cultural events, the MIT-BSA not only creates a setting for social interaction and networking, but also serves to enrich the cultural diversiry experienced by the broader MIT community.
Baptist Student Fellowship Christian students gathering to know Christ and make him known.
Battlecode 6.370 Battlecode is an annual software programming competition. Every IAP, competitors rally in groups of 1-4 and create an AI that faces off against other teams' AIs.
Beekeepers We intend to foster community awareness and understanding of the honeybee (apis mellifera), a remarkable living model of social organization. We adhere to mens et manus: the MIT Beekeeping Club strives for practical, hands-on interaction with honeybees through the upkeep of hives, coupled with intellectual enrichment by viewing honeybees as a lens for doing science.
Belgians@MIT The Club has as its goal to bring together all Belgians and friends on the Harvard and MIT campuses and beyond, both through the organization of social and professional activities.
Best Buddies, MIT Best Buddies is an international organization dedicated to enhancing the lives for youth diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We aim to promote awareness and inclusion by engaging with youth with disabilities through active events like tennis, rock climbing or whatever else is fun! We also provide one-on-one matches for students wishing to form a more meaningful bond with one individual. We're excited for the new year so please check us out!
Bexley Coffee and Art The purpose of Bexley Coffee and Art is to create a society which holds events for students to come and paint and drink coffee, allowing an easy release from the stress of MIT.
Bhangra Club, MIT We are a group of individuals from MIT who love bhangra and are dedicated to exhibiting the energy and excitement that comes with it! As the first Bhangra Team to emerge in Boston in 1991, we have grown enormously while adhering to our mission of exposing the community to bhangra traditions and culture. Though the composition of our team changes every year as seniors graduate and new people come to MIT, we still have at our core the philosophy of spreading and sharing the bhangra lifestyle.
BigDataExplorers@MIT BigDataExplorers@MIT is MIT’s first student organization dedicated to Big Data. The goal of BigDataExplorers@MIT is to create for its members and the MIT community at large a platform to enhance the understanding of various aspects of big data, explore its applications in a variety of fields and network with other big data experts and enthusiasts
Biological Engineering - Biomedical Engineering Society Gateway to research, employment, and academic opportunities in biological and biomedical engineering
Biology Undergraduate Students Association The Biology Undergraduate Students Association (BUSA) serves all MIT students with an interest in biology. BUSA helps to broaden the biology undergraduate experience through both social and academic activities. BUSA also provides resources and support for biology students.
Bitcoin Club, MIT We believe Bitcoin has the potential to be not just a digital currency, but the future of money. While it is still in the early stages, we see Bitcoin as a protocol or platform on which financial and non-financial transactions can be conducted and verified as part of a global public ledger. Bitcoin lies at the intersection of several important academic research areas, including cryptography, distributed computing, graph theory, finance, and economics. The MIT Bitcoin Club seeks to provide forums where Bitcoin-related ideas, projects, programs, events, and businesses can be studied, discussed, and developed. Through club activities, we seek to increase awareness and use of Bitcoin within and beyond the MIT community.
Black Graduate Student Association The goals of the Black Graduate Student Association at MIT are: 1. To promote the cohesiveness and academic success of African, African American and Afro Caribbean graduate students at MIT. 2. To encourage community involvement and service. 3. To stimulate and encourage political and economic self determination among the membership.
Black Students' Union The mission of this organization is to provide support for Black students and to promote social interactions between students, faculty, staff, and alumni. The organization shall also aid in efforts to improve the welfare of the Black community at MIT.
Black Women's Alliance Why We're Here -To provide a forum to address the needs and concerns of Black women undergraduate students at MIT -To promote the awareness of Black women's issues in the MIT community through activities designed to increase the visibility of Black women on campus -To encourage interaction with other campus groups -To encourage the scholarship of Black women at MIT -To promote activism, unity, friendship, and community
Brain and Cognitive Sciences Society The purpose of BCSS is to disseminate information and act as a resource for course 9 undergraduates. We aim to provide information about graduate school, career opportunities, and classes and requirements, in addition to promoting speakers and conferences that may be of interest to Course 9 undergraduates. We also aim to unite the Brain and Cognitive Sciences community at MIT by encouraging more interaction between undergraduates and faculty, as well as among undergraduates in the department themselves. In general, we work to improve the undergraduate experience in Course 9.
Brain Trust MIT BrainTrust is a student-run service organization through which MIT students learn more about cognitive and neurological issues by interacting with community members with brain injuries or neurological diseases. We also seek to raise awareness about current issues in neuroscience within the MIT community by hosting semi-annual lectures.
Brazilian Students Association The purposes of the Brazilian Students Association are: 1.Foster the Brazilian culture on campus and share our experiences with other members of the MIT community interested in Brazil. 2.Connect the Brazilian students on campus, including exchange students. 3.Help new and visiting Brazilian students adapt to the MIT culture.
Broader Impacts Group The purpose of this group is to provide resources that support graduate students in learning how to communicate science and research effectively. This group will provide opportunities for practical experience in communicating science. These activities may fulfill or support the fulfillment of the broader impacts requirements of NSF.
Buddhist Students Club The MIT Buddhist Students Clubs hosts a variety of events and dinners across the semesters. Events include special speakers, meditation retreats, and dinners. Join the mailing list if you would like to find out more about these events.
Bulgarian Club at MIT The purpose of the Bulgarian Club at MIT is to promote the culture, history, and traditions of Bulgaria. If you are wondering what banitsa is, where the yogurt really comes from or you want to dance traditional Bulgarian folk dances and celebrate our national holidays with us, then this club is for you. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bulgarian-Club-at-MIT/107121886059631
Caltech at MIT We are a group of MIT students, many but not all of whom have connections to Caltech, who want to forge closer connections between MIT's tech school / east campus undergrad culture and grad students with similar interests, as well as stronger connections between the student bodies at MIT, Caltech, and other similar universities. Feel free to add yourself to our members list or email us if you have questions or want to join.
Camp Kesem MIT Camp Kesem MIT is a student group dedicated to organizing a one-week, all-expenses-paid, fun camp experience for kids whose parents have been affected by cancer.
Campus Crusade for Christ We are a caring community passionate about connecting students with Jesus.
Campus Crusade for Cthulhu, MIT To fill the cavernous maw of the Great Cthulhu, via finding Him new followers and spreading the word of His coming.
Campus Evangelistic Fellowship, MIT MIT Campus Evangelistic Fellowship (MITCEF) emerged as a Christian group on MIT campus mainly composed of Chinese students and scholars who were Christian or were interested to explore the Christian faith and Christian culture.
Campus HOPE Campus HOPE is a Seventh-day Adventist Christian group focused on helping members develop a closer relationship with Christ through weekly Bible studies and intellectually challenging conversations. Campus HOPE seeks to foster a safe space where students can fellowship and create authentic relationships with one another. Lastly, Campus HOPE desires to raise interest in community service among MIT students through various forms of outreach.
Canadians Club A group of Canadians that gather on campus for a variety of activities, often surrounding canadian past-times or foods. Favourite events include hockey game screenings, poutine night, and canadian dessert night.
Car Club, MIT The MIT Car Club is a destination for MIT students who share a passion for automobiles to come together to investigate and discuss vintage, current-day, and future motorcar designs and developments. MIT Car Club members will have the opportunity to attend venues such as car shows and workshops to learn about trends in the automotive industry. Club members are encouraged to network with local, national, and international automotive organizations and to attract world-renowned expertise to Club meetings as guest speakers. MIT Car Club members will have the opportunity to enter their cars in these events under the sponsorship of our Club. Since engineering has always been at the center of automotive innovation, it only makes sense that MIT is the home of the world’s most innovative car club.
Career Fair Committee Organize the MIT Career Fair for the Senior Class, GSC, and SWE
Caribbean-Club The mission of the MIT Caribbean Club is to promote Caribbean culture and awareness of Caribbean affairs to the MIT and greater global community. The Caribbean Club shall be active in organizing activities and events aimed at fostering interaction amongst people of Caribbean descent and others interested in Caribbean culture. The Caribbean Club shall also engage in identifying, promoting, and creating programs that will contribute to the progress and development of the Caribbean and its Diaspora.
Casino Rueda Group, MIT The Casino Rueda Group promotes, instructs, and performs in the different Salsa dance styles, particularly the Casino Rueda style.
Caving Club, MIT MIT club that explores caves, canyons, and waterfalls.
Centrifugues, MIT We perform mashups of pop, rock, and R&B songs, and our primary instrument is the human voice.
Challah for Hunger Challah for Hunger is a national non-profit club with chapters all over the US that bakes and sells challah, a type of bread, to raise funds for genocide relief in Darfur through the American Jewish World Service’s Sudan Relief and Advocacy Fund.
Chamak Chamak is MIT's South Asian fusion dance team, dedicated to exploring inventiveness and creativity in combining the styles of Western and Eastern dance elements.
Chapter of Sigma Xi, MIT The purpose of the MIT Chapter of Sigma Xi is to promote interdisciplinary undergraduate research within the MIT community.
Cheerleading, MIT Cheerleading squad for MIT. Competes and cheers for basketball, football, and other non-profit events and ceremonies.
Chemistry Graduate Student Committee The Chemistry Graduate Student Committee (CGSC) is an organization of MIT students who advocate for chemistry graduate student rights and interests. CGSC organizes periodic forums for graduate students and postdocs in the department to discuss a wide range of topics including academic program concerns, laboratory issues, and aspects of graduate student life. These meetings are designed to gauge student opinion and brainstorm new ideas on these and related topics. Committee members meet regularly with the Department Head and Associate Head to provide feedback to the faculty and Chemistry Department administration on the concerns of graduate students and postdocs. In addition, CGSC sponsors extracurricular events like monthly TGIFs, a summer barbecue, a Boston Harbor boat cruise, and intramural sports teams. CGSC members also represent the chemistry department at the institute level through involvement with the MIT Graduate Student Council (GSC).
Chess Club We meet weekly to play chess and analyze our games. A couple times per semester, we run a tournament or play a match against another school. We also occasionally attend tournaments run by other chess clubs in the Boston area.
Chile, MIT As a strong and united Chilean community we want to bring Chile to MIT and MIT to Chile
China Care at MIT MIT China Care is a student run club at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as well as a recognized China Care Club under the national China Care Foundation, Inc. (www.chinacare.org) Founded in 2007, our club's goal is to help Chinese orphans and adopted children in need. We hope to create opportunities for MIT students to make a difference locally, through our playgroup program, and globally, through fundraisers for surgeries that save and improve the lives of Chinese orphans. Throughout the year we organize fundraisers to finance surgeries for Chinese orphans in China. These children in need are listed on the China Care Foundation's How You Can Help page. During our "Chinese Culture Playgroup Days", adopted Chinese orphans and their families from around the Boston and Cambridge area to experience different aspects of Chinese culture. We build and strengthen the bonds between adopted Chinese children and their birth country by teaching them about Chinese culture, while fostering a sense of community among their adoptive families and offering support.
China Crossroads China Crossroads serves as a platform for the MIT community at large to exchange perspectives and bridge gaps in understanding China’s development; promotes critical and creative thinking toward mutual prosperity of China and the world; and builds trustworthy friendship among MIT students who care about the future development of China.
China Development Initiative China Development Initiative (CDI) is a student-run organization that is focused on providing sustainable programs related to China's development for MIT students. The goal of CDI is to provide MIT students with more opportunities to learn about China's development. Some of the events that CDI organizes include the China in Development Conference, the China Service Leadership Program, and the China in Development lecture series. CDI was founded in October 2007 by MIT students who are very passionate about learning more about China's development. Since its founding, CDI has created various programs and established solid relationships with various China-related organizations from top institutions in both the United States and China.
China Energy and Environment Research Group We are a group of student who have joint interest in China Energy and Environment issues. We are mainly active in academia, together with a board connection with industry partners from both US and China
China Review, MIT MIT China Review aims to empower a community that is passionate about important China issues and to share their ideas on decision making in these issues.
Chinese Association of Science and Technology Academic related activities
Chinese Choral Society MIT Chinese Choral Society (CCCS) was founded in 1992 by a group of students and scholars at MIT who share a common interest in choral music as well as the Chinese culture and tradition. Through our weekly practices and frequent social functions, our members have developed close friendships and bonds which have matured each of our lives.
Chinese Ensemble, MIT MIT Chinese Ensemble was founded to allow interested students to learn about traditional Chinese music as well as play traditional instruments. We have two annual concerts as well as perform at a variety of cultural events. Currently, members play the erhu (2 stringed violin), the pipa (pear shaped lute), the dizi (Chinese flute), and the yangqin.
Chinese Students and Scholars Association MIT Chinese Students and Scholars Association (MIT CSSA) is an official MIT-recognized non-profit organization. The main mission of our organization is to serve the needs of our members, spread Chinese culture, and facilitate communication within the large Chinese community both on and off MIT campus.
Chinese Students Club Founded in 1916, the MIT Chinese Students Club is the oldest student run cultural organization at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. By regularly hosting events that are open to students of many schools and all ethnicities, we spread the cultures and traditions of China throughout MIT, Boston, and beyond. We host and co-host many grand events on and off campus like Far East Movement, Wongfu Productions, and New Years Banquets.
Chorallaries of MIT, The The Chorallaries of MIT are MIT's oldest co-ed a cappella group.
Christians on Campus A club where Christians may come together, read the Bible, learn about Christ, and mutually encourage one another to continue in the Christian life, and a place where those who aren't Christians but are interested may find Christ.
Circle of Women, MIT The purpose of MIT Circle of Women is to provide an opportunities for students interested in improving secondary school education access for girls around the world to pursue well-developed projects that promote social change at a grassroots level. The group’s goal is two-fold. First it will raise awareness and support for these issues and Circle of Women efforts on MIT’s campus by cultivating hands-on opportunities in organizational leadership, fundraising and project management. Second, it will collaborate with communities around the world to implement innovative and sustainable solutions to increase girls’ secondary school education.
Civil and Environmental Engineering Students Association, The CEESA of MIT strives to uphold the values of excellence in academic and professional environments. Through service projects, educational programs and social functions, we aim to foster a vibrant and supportive community that enables every student to reach his or her highest potential.
Clean Energy Prize, MIT The MIT Clean Energy Prize is the world’s premier student competition for early-stage energy ventures with the potential to catalyze a new generation of clean energy solutions. The MIT CEP endeavors to inspire and train entrepreneurs to build companies that will significantly accelerate the pace of energy innovation. The competition offers a low-risk, high-reward environment for student entrepreneurs to develop business ideas with the aid of expert mentorship and insightful judging feedback, while gaining exposure to some of the biggest thinkers in the clean energy space.
Clowns@MIT The goal of Clowns@MIT is to make MIT a happier place. We hold fun, interactive events that bring the community together and allow students to take a break in their busy schedules to have a bit of fun.
Club Francophone at MIT The purpose of the Club Francophone at MIT is to gather French speakers of MIT and students learning French at MIT. Several events are organized yearly such as: French movie screening, French dinner in restaurants or at a host house, after-work social, French cultural events inside or outside MIT.
Club of Undergraduate Chinese Nationals CUCN is dedicated to improve the well-being of Chinese undergraduates in MIT and to bring Chinese cultural and academic events to campus. It also works to build a closer bond between the general student body and China through knowledge and connection of its members.
Club Sports Council The Club Sports Council oversees MIT's student-run club sports.
Club Tennis, MIT MIT Club Tennis will be a level of competitiveness that is intermediate between MIT’s pre-existing NCAA Varsity Athletics and the Intramural Tennis League so that those who are still interested in playing lower commitment but high level tennis have a venue of doing so. We are part of the co-ed Tennis On Campus League and mainly compete against the 32 other schools in the New England area.
Clubchem Undergraduate Club for Chemistry majors. Sponsors study breaks with faculty and community outreach Magic Shows.
College Republican Club, MIT The purpose of the MIT College Republican Club is to cultivate the intellect and support the interests of MIT students through debate and discussion as to how the Republican Party can be the party of innovation, advanced technology, and entrepreneurial investment. It provides an on-going opportunity for MIT students who share similar values and views to gather for deeper investigation of the most pressing issues on the local, state, national, and global stage. Its willingness to gain insight into opposing points of view is exemplified in its invitations to a diverse roster of speakers. Through special events and forums, which any member of the MIT community may attend, the Club fosters political involvement and activism.
Colleges Against Cancer, MIT We are a student organization affiliated with the American Cancer Society. We organize MIT's annual Relay For Life, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society that honors cancer survivors. In addition, we also participate in a variety of cancer outreach and advocacy events, as well as events to honor and support those currently fighting cancer and survivors.
Colombian Association of MIT We are a student association where Colombian students and other students interested in the Colombian and Latin-American culture get together on a regular basis. We have academic events with Colombian thought leaders such as ministers, ambassadors, colombian corporate leaders, among others, to discuss different topics relevant to both Colombia and students who want to have an impact in Colombia. We also plan many social events such as dance parties, dinners, and outings around New England where students get together and have lots of fun while they learn more about the Colombian and Latin-American cultures.
Computer Science and Molecular Biology Student Society The 6-7 Society aims to bring together students in the new Computer Science and Molecular Biology Society, as well as students interested in bioinformatics, computational biology, and related fields. The Society holds social events, provides a website for relevant resources, and organizes student-faculty lunches and meetings.
Concert Band The MIT Concert Band was founded by students in the fall of 1948 and was directed for fifty-one years by Conductor Laureate John D. Corley. Mr. Corley made the band widely known for its performance and commissioning of original compositions for winds. In December of 1953, the MIT Concert Band became one of the first ensembles to devote itself entirely to original works for winds in the belief that the wind band is an important and unique means of musical expression and that its repertoire is deserving of performance. In addition to performing works of well-known twentieth-century composers such as Hindemith, Copland, and Schoenberg, the Band has commissioned over 60 pieces for this unique musical genre.
Concert Choir Students The MIT Concert Choir is a choral group open by audition to undergraduate students. As MIT's largest student chorus, the Concert Choir performs major works from the standard repertoire each semester, as well as a variety of shorter and lesser-known pieces. Often featuring the finest guest soloists along with student soloists, the student singers of the group regularly expose the MIT community to a wide range of choral music literature.
Constructs Dance Crew Our group goal is to make the stand-up urban dance styles, such as popping, locking, whaacking, housing, and krumping available to the MIT community.
Consulting Club at MIT Our mission is to ease the transition from graduate student life to a successful consulting career.
Cosplay Club, MIT The MIT Cosplay Club is a community for students who are interested in cosplay, costuming and/or related arts such as sewing/crafting.
Cricket Club, MIT The purpose of the MIT Cricket Club is to establish a systematic structure and platform to enable the large number of cricket enthusiasts in MIT's student and staff population to play the game throughout the year. In addition, it is to facilitate enthusiasts in their goals to hone their cricketing skills via training. Finally, it is to spread awareness about cricket and involve those members of the community who are interested but new to the game.
Cross Products Christian co-ed a cappella vocal group
CSAIL Student Social Committee csail graduate student's group
Curling Club, MIT MIT Curling club is a student group that actively participates in the sport of curling. During the curling season (October-March), the club makes weekly trips to Broomstones Curling Club along with other Boston area schools such as BU and Harvard. Instructors are always on hand to teach those who may never have tried the game before. In addition to weekly trips, the club participates in several tournaments (bonspiels in curling lingo) each season. At least one event is right in Boston each year, however many of the bonspiels provided travel opportunities as a team to regional locations like Maine or Utica, and even further to Chicago (where MIT won the 2011 National College Curling championship).
Cycling Club, MIT Recreational and competitive bicycling (including NCCA road, cross, track, and mountain bike racing), bike advocacy and community outreach.
DanceTroupe Dance Troupe is the largest dance organization at MIT, with membership exceeding 100 students annually. We are a completely student-run group dedicated to a diverse group of dance styles, including hip-hop, jazz, modern, salsa, ballet, tap, and many more. The concerts we produce each semester rank among the most highly anticipated and well-attended events on campus. Membership is open to everyone, regardless of experience level.
Debate Team, MIT MIT Debate Team participates in American Parliamentary Debate Association (APDA), a circuit which focuses on parliamentary debate. The group focuses on fostering speaking ability, presentations and public speaking skills.
Design for America Design for America is a group dedicated to promoting engineering for social impact. We hope to channel the engineering and design skills of MIT students into solving national social problems. We plan to tackle issues ranging from student stress and making healthy choices to homelessness and equal access education using novel processes and products.
Design/Build/Fly Design/Build/Fly is an AIAA competition in which teams of university students design and build a fixed-wing aircraft for three specific missions, and then fly it at the competition in April.
Disc Golf Association, MIT We are a group of students that are interested in and passionate about the game of disc golf. We want to bring together all those in the MIT community interested in the game, from newcomers to experts, and provide opportunities for students to play at established courses during the school year. The group also manages clinics and other events on campus to allow disc golfers to play throughout the year.
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Dormitory Council The Dormitory Council (DormCon) is MIT's student government body that represents all undergraduate dormitory residents. Representatives from each dormitory (usually the dorms' presidents) comprise DormCon and meet every two weeks to discuss and propose policies and programs that effect and benefit the entire dormitory system. Meetings are open to the general public; relevant student and administrative guests are invited regularly to discuss pertinent issues. DormCon exists to preserve and develop dormitory culture both individually and as a system. DormCon is the unified voice of opinions and concerns of dormitory residences; moreover, it works and strives to create a community where all undergraduate dormitory residents are comfortable and feel welcome.
Dramashop We are MIT's only co-curricular theater group! We are totally student-run but work with awesome faculty members to provide hands on education and experience for anyone interested in any aspect of theater, from acting to lighting, costuming, directing, etc. We put on theater from a variety of genres and are always looking for new people to work with!
DUSP Student Council The DUSP Student Council, or the DSC, is an organization representing the students of the Department of Urban Studies and Planning. The DSC serves as the primary liaison between students, staff, and faculty, and works to improve student life within the department.
DUSP Women DUSP Women emerged out of a recognized need to address the lack of spaces to discuss gender, women and urban planning both in the classroom and out. With the support of faculty, staff and students, this group is a unique space to discuss how gender affects our personal and professional lives, as well as our academic interests.
dynaMIT A summer program for low-income middle school students in the Boston area hosted at MIT.
E33 Productions Provider of Technical Theater Services to the MIT Community
Eastgate Community Association Eastgate graduate family dorm. The purpose of the ECA is to create events for the residents, and to advocate on their behalf.
Economics and Talent Forum, MIT MIT Economics and Talent Forum (MIT ETF), previously known as "MIT Talent Forum", was founded in 2001. It is a non-profit organization established by a group of dedicated and enthusiastic Asian students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and working professionals in Great Boston area. As the earliest non-profit organization interested in the research of economy of the Asia-Pacific region as well as talent exchange between the Asia-Pacific and U.S., MIT Economics and Talent Forum aims to • stimulating and fostering communication and collaboration between the Asia-Pacific region and US enterprises, government agencies, universities and research institutions. • serving overseas Asian students and professionals to communicate better with the Asia-Pacific and U.S. enterprises, government agencies and research institutions. • helping the growing enterprises in the Asia-Pacific region explore collaborations with MIT. Since founded in 2001, MIT Economics and Talent Forum has been assisting the enterprises and organizations in the U.S. and Asia-Pacific regions, as well as overseas Asian students and working professionals through hosting a series of annual conferences, career fairs, business visits, seminar series and consultant services.
Edgerton House Association housing for single grad students
Educational Studies Program We run educational programs for middle- and high-school students.
Educational Technologies Group The Academy of Courageous Minority Engineers (ACME) is a group designed to support minority graduate students. The purpose of ACME is to enhance the experience of minority graduate students by facilitating and supporting programming which ultimately leads to the completion of our respective graduate degrees. ACME traditionally holds the following two events: 1. Accountability Meetings: a weekly one hour meeting where we discuss research goals, preparation for qualifying exams, and more. 2. Lunch Series: Series of technical discussions where we discuss papers, research problems and results. Of course we will have food for every event! ACME welcomes all majors to join.
Egyptian Association, MIT To represent Egyptian culture and civilization on the MIT campus and the greater Boston area To create a social community for Egyptians at MIT and Boston To support the development of the Egyptian economy, technological industry, civil society and entrepreneurial spirit
Electric Vehicle Team, MIT The MIT Electric Vehicle Team (EVT) is a group of active undergraduate and graduate students at MIT who are dedicated to the research, design, and operation of electric vehicles (EVs).
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Graduate Students Association Student group representing the interests of the graduate student population in Course 6. The mission of the GSA is to: 1. Promote social, professional and academic development; 2. Foster communication and interaction within the department; 3. Encourage a sense of common identity; 4. Facilitate outreach to the community at large.
Electricity Student Research Group, MIT MIT ESRG is a forum for graduate students who study electric power systems across different courses, divisions, and research centers at MIT and neighboring institutions to pursue interdisciplinary discussions and research-based collaborations.
Electronic Dance Music Society The purpose of the Electronic Dance Music Society (EDMS) is to promote values of the electronic dance music culture at MIT, foster love of electronic music, promulgate aural bliss, and effect genuine change in the world at large, using electronic dance music as a catalyst.
Electronic Research Society We are a student run shop located near the MIT Museum. We have machine tools, electronics prototyping equipment, and knowledgeable keyholders who will gladly help you help you to learn a tool or process.................... How to become a member? Just show up and hang out. Afternoons and evenings (particularly those on friday, saturday, IAP) are a great time to come if you've never been before....................... Questions/help! the door to the building is locked and I have forgotten my ID: call us at (617) 253-2060.
EMS, MIT MIT-EMS operates the student-run ambulance on campus. We provide free BLS level care and can transport patients to MIT Medical as well as any of the hospital in the Boston/Cambridge area. We offer an EMT-B certification class every IAP as well.
Energy Club, MIT The MIT Energy Club is focused on the creation of a tight-knit energy community at MIT. The club holds weekly events, including document-based energy discussion groups and the MIT Energy Lecture Series, alongside signature events such as the annual MIT EnergyNight and the MIT Energy Conference. The club's emphasis is on building a community at MIT with a deeper understanding of global energy trends and challenges through open, fact-based discussion.
Energy for Human Development A student group and discussion forum exploring challenges at the intersection of energy and human development.
Engineering Innovation Competition: Africa The purpose of the Engineering Innovation Competition: Africa is to design and implement a competition that fosters and encourages engineering innovation among the undergraduate students in African universities.
Engineers Without Borders, MIT MIT Engineers Without Borders engineers solutions for problems in the third world while providing opportunities for students (undergrads and grad students) to gain real engineering experience, leadership and project management skills, and learn about other cultures through research and travel.
Entrepreneurs Club The E-Club was formed in 1988 to serve MIT and Harvard students, faculty, staff, alumni and select professionals. Members represent a range of experience and backgrounds including business, engineering, arts and sciences. Many MIT and Harvard startups have recruited club members as $50K team members, co-founding partners, and equity-sharing employees. Primary Activities -Holding weekly club meetings and undergraduate seminars. -Organizing periodic IAP, Summer social/networking events. -Connecting through a low-volume (1-3 per week) email list. -Summarizing entrepreneurship-related activities in the area. Based around these, we provide practice sessions for presenters, networking opportunities for current and potential team members, market research, seed and other funding research and matchmaking, all the way through to conflict resolution (including negotiation and mediation) and post-mortems. We don't co-author or focus on business plans per-se, but we have a longstanding reputation for assisted hacking on details and introducing potential advisors, mentors and funders.
Epsilon Theta Epsilon Theta is a co-ed MIT fraternity made up of about twenty men and women.
Equestrian Club A competitive horseback riding team
ESD Student Society Intellectual and social community of peers in the Engineering Systems Division.
Eta Kappa Nu EECS Honor Society
Ethiopian-Eritrean Students Association The purpose of the MIT-EESA is to bring about awareness and understanding of Ethiopian culture to the MIT community, as well as to residents of Cambridge and Boston area. In addition, the group will strive to create a venue where Ethiopian/Eritrean students and those interested in Ethiopian/Eritrean culture can interact and learn from one another's experiences.
European Club, MIT MIT European Club is a social student club welcoming all MIT affiliates.
Expediting Access to Standard Education EASE is an MIT-student initiative founded with the primary aim of making basic education more accessible to underprivileged children in Africa.
Falun Dafa Club Falun Dafa (also called Falun Gong) is an advanced practice of Buddhist self-cultivation, founded by Mr. Li Hongzhi, the practice’s master. It is a discipline in which “assimilation to the highest qualities of the universe—Zhen, Shan, Ren (Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance)—is the foundation of practice. Practice is guided by these supreme qualities, and based on the very laws which underlie the development of the cosmos.” MIT Falun Dafa Club holds weekly Falun Dafa group exercises and reading groups.
Fashion Club, MIT The MIT Fashion Club brings together a diverse group of MIT women and men to discuss global fashion and emerging fashion trends. The club cultivates an interest in fashion from an historical and future trends perspective and explores and fosters a connection between fashion and its impact on society. A key component of the club is leveraging fashion to add value to improving the lives of those who are less fortunate. The MIT Fashion Club seamlessly illustrates that style and substance are not mutually exclusive, but rather key complements of each other.
Feminists@MIT Feminists@MIT seeks to promote the equal status and opportunity of women across intersections of race, sexuality, sex, ability, gender expression, creed, class, or any other identity category seen fit by the club’s members on the MIT campus and beyond.
Fighting World Hunger, MIT MIT Fighting World Hunger will consolidate MIT expertise and resources to develop and implement action agendas that focus on world hunger awareness, fundraising and academic initiatives; and to mobilize the student body in MIT to collaborate with local food banks and soup kitchens for volunteering activities.
Figure Skating Club, MIT Our club provides an enjoyable, sociable, supportive, and safe environment for figure skaters of all levels. Beginners are always welcome! Membership is open to all members of the MIT community.
Filipino Students Association We promote awareness and engagement in Filipino and Filipino-American culture, pride, and unity.
Fixation, MIT Fixation is MIT's debut contemporary dance group. Inspired by our love for dance, our goal is to bring exciting contemporary routines to the Boston dance community. We'll have you fixated.
Floorball, MIT MIT Floorball plays pickup games at least once a week at the MAC court.
Flying Club, MIT The mission of the MIT Flying Club is to motivate experience in flying by the MIT community.
Folk Dance Club, MIT International folk dancing on Sundays, Israeli dancing on Wednesdays, and Contra dancing on 2nd/4th Tuesdays.
Food and Agriculture Club, MIT MIT Food and Agriculture Collaborative, brings together students – and other MIT community members – to educate, coordinate and support work in the areas of food and agriculture.
Food Awareness Project The purpose of the Food Awareness Project is to cultivate an understanding of food from the ground up. Education focuses on four integrated areas of food and society: sustainability, nutrition, food preparation, and food-based community. Ultimately, the group's goal is to promote enduring knowledge, enabling consumers to make informed food choices.
Football Club, MIT The Football Club is the club sport football (soccer) team for players that want a more skilled and competitive atmosphere than that of intramurals, but are not interested in or eligible to play at the varsity level.
Formula SAE Team, MIT Student-run team that designs and manufactures a racecar for the Formula SAE international collegiate design competition. The team has produced eight internal combustion engine cars, and is currently working on its first electric car.
Forum, The Group for student-led discussions about politics, current events, and campus issues.
Fossil Free MIT A coalition of MIT community members who are concerned about future climate change. We know our institutions and our way of life to be leading us toward plummets in the quality of life, and we share the moral burden to maintain the Earth’s habitability. With this in mind, the group has a future purpose of: to spark discussion on the issue of climate change, both on campus and beyond, with a focus on the impact of fossil fuels, which includes: how the climate of the planet is being effected by modern human activity, otherwise the science of climate change,the economical and political background behind the issues of climate change, how the Institute is directly involved with the energy industry, specifically those primarily dealing with fossil fuels, how the Institute will go forward with its wide range of relationships with the fossil fuel companies, to raise awareness of the consequences of climate change on our campus and promote actions to mitigate these effects, and to educate the MIT community on the benefits of environmentally good practices and political activism.
Four Consulting The purpose of Four Consulting is to enhance student-to-student leadership training through an organization that utilizes the talents of some of the most effective student leaders on campus and MIT resources to improve the overall quality of campus organizational leadership.
Free Fossils MIT Free Fossils MIT aims to raise awareness of fossils to the general MIT community, along with providing a place for its members to gather and discuss their appreciation for the beautiful fossils in their daily lives.
Free Group The Free Group is a practical activist group for the restoration preservation, and advancement of civil, liberties, especially those relating to software and technology.
Friends of Israel, MIT MIT Friends of Israel is a club that holds a diverse set of cultural events related to Israel, including study breaks, speaker seminars, and events celebrating Israeli holidays. Friends of Israel also runs educational crash courses on the history of Israel as well as Hebrew language classes for beginners. We target the undergraduate and graduate student body.
Fuyun Chinese Comedy Club The Fuyun Chinese Comedy Club is a group of young Chinese Xiangsheng comedians, mostly from MIT, who perform actively in the Great Boston Area.
GaMIT GaMIT is a student group for undergraduate and graduate students devoted to providing a safe space for the LBGTQ community at MIT. GaMIT is also devoted to creating a safer MIT for all students, regardless of actual or perceived sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.
Gates Millenium Scholars Campus Based Program, MIT The purpose of M.I.T. Gates Scholars is to build a campus-based community among Gates Millennium Scholars in order to maintain the retention rate for graduation. M.I.T. Gates Scholars functions upon seven main pillars: 1. To create a welcoming environment for freshmen scholars, where they can inquire upperclassmen scholars about the Gates Millennium Scholarship (GMS) or about general college-related queries 2. To organize programs and workshops to assist GMS students with their academic studies and to prepare them for the professional world 3. To hold social networking events on-and-off-campus each quarter, where scholars can gather to form a sense of camaraderie 4. To give back to the community through service and outreach projects 5. To stay informed about the happenings within the GMS community at large (national level) and build connections with other scholars and alumni 6. To build relationships within the M.I.T. community by collaborating with faculty, staff, and other organizations 7. To further demonstrate leadership by upholding the GMS legacy of Rigor, Relevance, Relationships, and Responsibility.
Gender Fluidity Group The mission of the GFG is to educate ourselves and the MIT community about the meaning and impact of gender in our society. We see gender as a spectrum; analyze it through the lenses of media and science; and consider the intersections of gender with sex, sexuality, race and class. We value learning, activism, and debate, and welcome everyone who has questions and opinions about gender in our world.
Georgian Association This group serves to promote Georgian culture through MIT community, and at the same time to publicize MIT in Georgia as a leading technical institute in the world.
Gilbert and Sullivan Players A student-run theater group dedicated to performing the works of Gilbert and Sullivan.
Glass Blowing Club, MIT A group of glass blowing enthusiasts at MIT who further the involvement of undergraduates the MIT Glass Lab.
Global China Connection, MIT MIT Global China Connection seeks connect MIT students with professional and educational opportunities in Greater China. As a branch of our national organization, we seek to educate our members on prevalent global issues involving China, as well as on pursuing a career in Asia. We accomplish these goals through corporate events, educational series, interactions with faculty, delegation exchanges, and mentorship.
Global Poverty Initiative Global Poverty Initiative is an organization dedicated to eliminating poverty around the world. Our goals are: -To instill awareness about global poverty issues -To teach about the factors that play into the poverty cycle, including the role of the international community in economic collapse -To engage students in creative and in-depth thinking about the problems and potential solutions for poverty -To connect our peers into networks that work towards the goals of poverty relief We work to accomplish these goals with our three teams: Education, Outreach, and Action Teams.
Global Startup Workshop, MIT Organizing committee for a three day, international conference on entrepreneurship. The mission of the MIT GSW is to foster entrepreneurial ecosystems around the world. Sponsored by MIT Trust Center for Entrepreneurship.
Global Zero at MIT Global Zero believes that to protect our children, our grandchildren, and our civilization from the threat of nuclear catastrophe, we must eliminate all nuclear weapons globally. Global Zero commits to working for a legally binding verifiable agreement including all nations, to eliminate nuclear weapons by a date certain. This Global Zero chapter recruits members seeking to carry out this objective.
GlobeMed at MIT GlobeMed at MIT promotes global health equity by connecting students with a unique partner organization devoted to improving the health of people living in poverty. We are partnered with Hope through Health, a non-profit which provides comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in northern Togo, West Africa. We have implemented a variety of projects over the past few years at the HIV/AIDS clinics, primarily aimed at building technological capacity and encouraging data-driven decision making. GlobeMed at MIT further aims to advocate for global health and social justice by educating its members and the MIT community about the issues confronted by our partner organization, as well as current problems in the realm of global health and international aid.
Go Club, MIT We enjoy and study the deep game of go. We play and analyze games, and also study various aspects of play, while at same time enjoying a very leisurely and friendly atmosphere.
Golf Club Instructional Co-Ed golf club team.
Gospel Choir, MIT Singing group which spreads the Gospel and its love for Jesus through song.
Graduate Association of Aeronautics & Astronautics The Graduate Association of Aeronautics and Astronautics (GA3) represents current graduate students within the Aeronautics and Astronautics Department at MIT. Our goal is to organize social and professional activities which strengthen and enrich the community within the department, and to help publicize various research activities within the department. We organize social hours, host talks by guest speakers and students, and help communicate with the department and the Graduate Student Council.
Graduate Association of Mechanical Engineers The Graduate Association of Mechanical Engineers (GAME) represents current graduate students within the Mechanical Engineering Department at MIT. Our goal is to organize social and professional activities which strengthen and enrich the MechE community, and to help publicize various research activities within the department. We organize social hours, host talks by guest speakers and students, and help communicate with the department and the Graduate Student Council.
Graduate Christian Fellowship a group of Christians who desire to know, love and obey God better, and to reflect the love and presence of Jesus Christ.
Graduate Economics Association Representative and social group for graduate economics students.
Graduate Hillel Provides Jewish activities for graduate students
Graduate Materials Council Student council to organize academic, social, and outreach events for current and incoming students and post doctoral associates in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and facilitate interaction with other departments, faculty, and alumni.
Graduate Student Council The GSC General Council is the representative body of graduate students at MIT and meets on the first Wednesday of every month at 5:30PM. The GSC is led by the Executive Committee and has various committees and boards to address graduate student issues.
Graduate Women at MIT GWAMIT is a student-led, Institute-wide graduate women’s group with the mission to promote the personal and professional development of MIT's graduate women.
Graduate Women of Course 6 GW6 is a student group for female graduate students of course 6 EECS at MIT. We organize activities to develop mentorships, friendships and to have fun!
Greek Intervarsity, MIT MIT Greek InterVarsity is a community seeking transformation as we investigate Jesus Christ alongside our brothers and sisters. We are an affiliate ofInterVarsity Christian Fellowship USA, specifically for fraternity and sorority members. Our hope is to discover and explore spirituality in the Greek system through a real relationship with the living God. By focusing on the core values of the Greek system, brothers from different fraternities and sisters from different sororities can find common ground and grow in community with one another. We pray not just for the edification of individuals, but also for stronger community in each chapter house and within the Greek system. In addition to weekly small groups, prayer, and chapter-specific discussions, we gather together monthly to meet new people from different chapters, connect to God, and share a vision of the work God is doing and will continue to do in the MIT Greek system. Together we ask who God is and why that matters.
GreekEat The purpose of the student group “GreekEat” is to raise awareness about the health benefits of the Mediterranean, and more specifically, the Greek diet among the MIT community and in the greater Boston area. The group’s goal is to promote a healthier lifestyle on the MIT campus and, more broadly, in the Boston area, based on Greek cuisine.
Guild of Bellringers Change ringing on hand and tower bells, and tune ringing
GYA@MIT With the fast development of modern societies, we realize that there is an imbalance between the development of science, health and civilization. Therefore, we want to organize the GYA@MIT (Global Youth Alliances for Science, Health and Civilization) to incorporate the best resources and connect the best minds for a community of future leaders with a sense of a balanced development of science health and civilization. We will create social impact by innovatively educating the youth and cultivate their ability to think critically, act collaboratively, and lead with purpose and responsibility.
Habitat for Humanity Building homes for low-income families, holding awareness and fundraising events on campus
Hackers Without Borders Hackers Without Borders brings together MIT students and non-profits to build open-source software and data science solutions to development problems.
Hacking Medicine MIT's Hacking Medicine's mission is to create an ecosystem at MIT, hosting the Boston medical community and beyond to teach entrepreneurs and clinicians the skills necessary to launch disruptive healthcare businesses.
Happy Club We just want to bring happiness to MIT. We want people to feel supported, to work towards a common goal instead of aimlessly against each other.
Harvard-MIT Mathematics Tournament The purpose of the Harvard-MIT Mathematics Tournament is to run two annual high school math contests. The group organizes the logistics and writes the math problems for these tournaments: HMMT November and HMMT February.
Hawaii Club, MIT Spread Hawaiian culture to MIT community.
Hellenic Students' Association Welcome to the Hellenic Students' Association of MIT The Hellenic Students' Association (HSA) of MIT is comprised of approximately 100 members, all of which are MIT students of Greek or Cypriot origin. The main goal of the association is to promote fellowship among members of the Greek/Cypriot student community by organizing cultural, social and educational activities. Furthermore, the HSA welcomes and helps out the newly admitted students and serves as the representative of the Greek/Cypriot student body of MIT as a whole.
High Impact Network, The The High Impact Network is an organization that promotes effective altruism. Members gather across the globe in meetup groups, practicing skills and learning new tools, empowering each other to bring about the greatest good they can. With creativity, strategy and intellectual rigor, you can dramatically multiply your impact on the world.
Hillel, MIT A resource for Jewish Student life on campus through social, religious and educational programming.
Hindu Students Council MIT Hindu Students Council supports the Hindu religious community at MIT with religious and cultural events.
Hobby Shop Club, MIT The purpose of the MIT Hobby Shop Club (MIT-HSC) is to provide an environment that fosters a community of students who enjoy working on projects in their free time with the goals of uniting this community through their common interest and providing a time and place in which to work and share design and fabrication knowledge. The MIT-HSC will provide members the opportunity for learning and teaching manufacturing and shop maintenance skills. The officers will take the lead in the instruction and guidance of new members in the proper use and maintenance of the tools and machines in the Shop. Members of MIT HSC under the direction of the Hobby Shop Director and the Hobby Shop Committee will work to improve and promote the Hobby Shop throughout the MIT community and beyond with specific job of maintaining its webpage. More senior members, as they develop a broader range of skills, will be given the opportunity by the Hobby Shop Director to supervise other Hobby Shop Club members using the Shop.
Hong Kong Student Society Hong Kong Student Society aims at providing a social network for MIT students associated with and interested in Hong Kong and more generally Chinese culture.
House of Volunteers HoV provides students in the MIT community the opportunity to engage in activities in the "real world". These activities make a real difference, and are conducted in partnership with young professionals, and graduates of other institutions of higher learning. HoV focuses of devising low-cost, high-impact solutions to empower the education sector in underdeveloped communities around the world. HoV encourages volunteerism and creativity amongst students and youth in these communities through active partnership during all stages of implementation of a project.
HST Student Community The HST student community is a group of students interested in the intersection of science, engineering, and medicine. The group is primarily graduate and medical students in the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology and we welcome all those interested in the research and clinical practice at the interface of medicine and engineering. The main purpose of the group is to encourage a sense of community within HST, to provide a formal means of communication among graduate students, medical students and the HST Administration, to ensure student representation within the HST, Harvard, and MIT communities, and to build a social community of medical engineers and medical scientists within MIT and Harvard.
Humans of MIT We strive to promote well-being for each and every member of the MIT family. We believe that Humans of MIT is a great way to showcase the diversity, talents, and commonalities of the people at MIT. By knowing more of each other, we hope to build a stronger community and make MIT a more inclusive environment. We aim to humanize MIT with provocative and eye-opening questions that highlight our diversities while simultaneously reinforcing the shared elements of our experiences. By revealing sides of our peers that we might not normally see, we aim to bridge the differences and nurture a deeper sense of social solidarity.
Hungarian Student Association We are organizing traditional Hungarian events, informal gatherings, movie nights, dinners, Hungarian theater.
IAP Web Programming Competition HTML, DOM, CSS, JavaScript, SQL, PHP, JSON, and AJAX. 6.470 teaches all these and more, in-depth and hands-on. Lectures cover all the key topics and technologies. Teams of 1-3 compete to build database-backed web sites; the sites will be judged by a panel of experts, and winners announced at an awards ceremony and demo at the end of IAP, with $30K in prizes!
Imobilare MIT's premier breakdance group.
Informs, MIT The Informs club at MIT is a social club that brings together graduate students from the Operations Research and Operations Management communities.
Inspire, MIT Pioneer, plan, organize and host an annual two-day, national research competition in the humanities, arts and social sciences, for high school students.
Institute for Healthcare Improvement Chapter, MIT IHI chapter at MIT plans to increase health awareness in hospitals to the MIT community. Main goal is to better educate the younger population about healthcare (preventive care) in general so they can take care of themselves and the elderly loved ones around them. We plan to invite speakers from the IHI-institute to help us understand the process of care in hospitals and how we can prevent ourselves and our loved ones and potentially the whole MIT community from ending up in hospitals.
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers The ACM/IEEE is a joint professional organization of the Association for Computing Machinery and Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers.
Interfraternity Council Governing organization for MIT's Fraternities
International Shipping Club A group to promote interest in the business of marine transportation.
International Students Association The international community at MIT comprises 8.26% of the student body. The International Student’s Association at MIT works for and with MIT’s international students, striving to promote cultural diversity on campus. We are currently registered under the Graduate Student Council (GSC) but our activities are intended for the undergraduate community as well. Although most of our members are international students, the ISA welcomes and encourages domestic students to join.
Intervarsity, MIT MIT-IV is a diverse community seeking to see lives transformed through experiencing Jesus. We welcome all to join us as we gather to have fun and seek truth in life while growing in deep relationships with one another and God to impact the campus and beyond.
Irish Association of MIT Linking members of the MIT community from Ireland, of Irish descent, and with an interest in Ireland
Israeli Association, The We are all the Israelis in MIT. We are undergrads, grads, sloanies, PhDs, faculty, affiliates and family members. Recognized by the ASA, we are a part of the MIT community. Our main goal is to make us all feel at home. This means helping new students settle in, celebrate holidays the Israeli way, watching Israeli football and going to Israeli performances together. As we evolve, we are planning on connecting between graduating students and job openings back home, expand the connection between universities in Israel and MIT, and serve as the contact organization for any Israel related issues.
Isshinryu Karate-do We learn and practice Isshinryu karate-do on a weekly basis. Isshinryu is a style of karate that originated in Okinawa. Literally translated, the word Isshinryu means "The One-Heart Way." Karate-do signifies the practice of traditional Okinawan karate and the study of empty hand fighting focused on the development of one's character.
Japanese Association People who are interested in Japanese culture and are involved in organizing twice a year cultural event that we organize at Ashdown.
Japanese Society of Undergraduates The Japanese Society of Undergraduates is a society to increase awareness of Japanese life and culture among both Japanese and non-Japanese students at MIT, through food, music, and arts.
Judo Club, MIT We practice the martial art of judo, both recreationally and competitively.Playing at MIT since 1961.
Kappa Alpha Theta Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority
Karaoke Club, MIT We gather students with common interest in karaoke singing and provide them with equipment and places.
Kazakh Student Association, MIT Association of Kazakhstan Students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Kendall Band Preservation Society The Kendall Band Preservation Society is a group of MIT students and staff who work with the MBTA and artist Paul Matisse on the restoration of "The Kendall Band", a kinetic sculpture in the Kendall/MIT subway stop.
Kickboxing A martial arts club that focuses on Kickboxing
Kokikai, MIT Aikido is the modern Japanese martial art in which cheating is technique. We think that the effectiveness of a hard block, as the size of your opponent approaches scary big, tends toward zero. Think outside the box and get out of the way. We train to use the minimum effort necessary to avoid the attack and get to a position of maximum advantage. IRL, what you do from there is up to you. In class, though, we help each other. Beginners (to aikido, to martial arts, to general fitness) are welcome at any class. Some of our students come once a week; some come every time. Some come for self-defense, some for exercise, and some for stress relief.
Korean Graduate Students Association KGSA is an association for korean graduate students, post-docs, professional students and researchers in MIT.
Korean International Students Association Non-political club to foster friendship and support among Korean international students and furthermore, between Korean students and the greater MIT community
Korean Karate Club, MIT Chung Do Kwan style taekwondo club.
Korean Students Association MIT KSA is a student organization interested in promoting Korean culture to MIT community.
Kosher Food Club The Kosher Food Club (henceforth abbreviated as KFC) will provide a forum for the appreciation and enjoyment of kosher and kosher style food by the MIT community. The unique international history and religious dietary restrictions of the Jewish people have transformed Kosher dining into a diverse mixture of various cuisines that are at the same time reminiscent of the countries in which they were developed and distinctly “Kosher” in style. Boston alone offers kosher food from numerous gastronomic traditions including Chinese, Middle Eastern, Eastern European, and American. It is the belief of the KFC that MIT students, whether Jewish or gentile, can enrich their time spent here by learning about and of course sampling this diverse array of Kosher style foods.
Kung-Fu Taichi Club Kung Fu and Tai Chi are great ways for people to release stress, become more relaxed and focused. We want to strengthen our minds while also strengthening our bodies. Kung Fu and Taichi teaches you that the mind and body are connected, and it is important for us to be healthy.
La Union Chicana por Aztlan Our organization, La Unión Chicana por Aztlán (LUChA), is dedicated to providing both cultural and academic support to students who identify in any way with Mexican American culture. We accomplish this mainly by building strong friendships, in the process of which we are able to benefit from academic review sessions put on by our cabezones, enchilada dinners prepared by our cocineros, parties partied by our safados, discussions organized by our politicos, performances put on by our artistas,conferences organized by our representantes and the list goes on.The diversity within LUChA reflects the fact that Chicano culture has evolved to include influences from just about every region of the U.S. and several regions beyond. You will also find similar variety in the views held among our members. Some may call for organized protest where others may prefer a more conservative approach. Some may believe that tamales will sell well when others want to go with mole. Some may prefer to focus on a conference while others may want to focus on our collective academic performance. Our different backgrounds naturally prompt differing responses in any given situation, but our common goals allow us to remain united and move forward.
Laboratory for Chocolate Science The Laboratory for Chocolate Science is a student club dedicated to the appreciation of our favorite substance in all its myriad forms. We host tastings, truffle-making seminars, lectures on fair trade, scientific demonstrations, and numerous other events involving the enjoyment of and indulgence in Theobroma cacao. In short, we're the only group on campus that orders more than 500lbs of chocolate a year.
language@mit language@MIT is a student group promoting communication and collaboration of students and faculty involved in language research across MIT's departments, labs and research groups.
Latinos in Science & Engineering Professional student chapter that promotes Latinos in the STEM fields and professional development of its members.
Latter-day Saint Student Association The MIT Latter-day Saint Student Association (LDSSA) is a priesthood-directed organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) that seeks to meet the needs of individual college students. Some of the purposes of the LDSSA are to help Latter-day Saint college students stay closely affiliated with the Church, succeed in their studies, and achieve a balanced life while on campus; coordinate Church-related activities on campus; motivate students to become a powerful influence for good on their college campuses; and provide students with meaningful activities which are consistent with Church standards.
Leadership Training Institute The Leadership Training Institute is a student organization at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that aims to change the world by teaching leadership to underprivileged high school students in the Greater Boston area. We hold two annual sessions: a twelve-week Spring Session that runs from February to May, and a shorter Summer Session that runs from June to August.
League of Legends Club A place where MIT League of Legends players can gather whether they are new or experienced, competitive or casual. We form teams, organize scrims, and make it easier for members to connect with each other based on their needs.
Lebanese Club at MIT, The The Lebanese Club at MIT is an non-profit organizations that plays a role in uniting the Lebanese community across Boston and Cambridge. We hold cultural, social, and academic events that promotes Lebanese heritage, and culture. We also act to raise awareness on campus, and fundraise for charity organizations in Lebanon.
Lecture Series Committee Student run lectures and movies using 35mm, theater quality equipment
Liberty in North Korea We are the MIT chapter of Liberty in North Korea (LiNK), a national organization dedicated to empowering North Korean people as they drive progress inside their country through refugee rescue missions and resettlement support.
LIFT, MIT. LIFT was started to create awareness within the MIT community of the complex issues of poverty. We would like to create an MIT chapter of the national LIFT organization, which is dedicated to helping community members achieve economic stability and well-being. LIFT undergraduate volunteers navigate the local community resources system to expand opportunity for low-income individuals by working with them one-on-one to address their concerns: find jobs, secure stable housing, obtain childcare and health care, and even help manage through tough times by acquiring public benefits and tax credits. Starting an MIT group for this honorable cause is the first step towards providing MIT students with the opportunity to enhance their perspectives on these multi-faceted issues. Many MIT students are service-oriented, and we think joining this group would allow them to learn about their potential to improve people’s lives as they help those around them in need. Members in this student group will have the opportunity to join the national organization.
Lindy Hop Society, MIT For the promotion of Lindy Hop and related dances
Lion Dance Group, MIT We perform traditional Chinese Lion Dancing at various celebratory events on and off campus, spreading Chinese culture throughout the community, especially during the time of Chinese New Year.
Literary Society, MIT The literary society hold bimonthly discussions on chosen by members, and fiction writing workshops.
Live Music Connection, MIT The Live Music Connection at MIT is focused on promoting musicianship on campus and supporting live music endeavors.
Living Group Council Body representing the 6 Independent Living Groups
Logarhythms, MIT MIT's all male a cappella group. Founded in 1949, the "Logs" sing a diverse repertoire from classic rock to current pop, and even a little R&B and rap.
Lutheran Episcopal Ministry The Lutheran-Episcopal Ministry explores the meaning of Christian faith in a modern context with the traditions of the Lutheran and Episcopal churches.
Mahjong Club, MIT The MIT Mahjong Club is dedicated to providing opportunities for the mahjong community to come together at MIT and experience the culture of Mahjong. Members are encouraged to learn new styles from different cultures and discuss tactics. Players of all strengths are welcome to take a seat at our table. For those who are interested, a tournament will take place at the end of the semester.
Malaysian Students Association MITMASA aims to promote Malaysian life and culture to the already varied MIT community.
Marching Band The MIT Marching Band is composed of students from a wide variety of backgrounds who enjoy having fun and performing music. We perform regularly at MIT home football games, basketball games, and other varsity sports from time to time. In addition to athletic events, we have performed at civic events such as the annual Cambridge Science Festival.
Marine Robotics Team The Marine Robotics Team is a academic team of students building robots for use in marine environments. We place an emphasis on imparting students with the necessarily skills to succeed in their marine robotic-related endeavors.
MEDLIFE, MIT We are the MIT chapter of the national MEDLIFE organization. MEDLIFE stands for Medicine, Education, and Development for Low Income Families Everywhere.
Medlinks The MedLinks program works to support MIT students in connecting to campus support resources, the policies and services of MIT Medical and determining when and how to seek medical attention. MedLinks is a residentially based peer health advocacy program that supports the health of students in their residences along with the wider MIT community through one-on-one interactions and via health promotion events. This program is sponsored and supported by Community Wellness at MIT Medical. MedLinks is comprised of student representatives (each one called "a MedLink"). Every dorm and many FSILGs have at least one resident who is a MedLink. In addition, MedLinks can make available single doses of common over-the-counter medications, provide disposable thermometers and have a variety of first aid supplies. Presently, there are 120 MedLink representatives located in a variety of campus and off-campus residences.
Men's Gymnastics Club Men's gymnastics
Men's Ice Hockey Club We are the Men's Ice Hockey Club and we compete in the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA). We welcome competitive undergraduate and graduate players; 5PM-7PM every weekday from Oct-March. Email menshockeyofficers@mit.edu for more info.
Men's Rugby Football Club, MIT Rugby
Men's Ultimate Frisbee College Ultimate Frisbee Team
Men's Volleyball Club The MIT Men's Volleyball Club (MVC) is open to all members of the MIT community at any skill level. We compete at several levels in the local USAV Yankee Club league as well as at the Division 1 level in the New England Collegiate Volleyball League. We play approximately one tournament per month and have attended the USAV national tournament in past years.
MentorConnection MentorConnection is a group on campus dedicated to connecting MIT students to mentors, many of them MIT alumni. The group brings in speakers every other month to talk about an important current issue which their work addresses.
Mes Latino Organizes the campus-wide celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month called "Mes Latino".
Metal Appreciation Society, MIT A gathering of students who appreciate heavy metal music together on Saturdays, attend musical concerts and organize concerts on campus of local musicians
Mexican Student Association MIT Mexican Students interested in promoting Mexican culture through academic, cultural and sporting events throughout the academic year.
Middle East Education Through Technology MEET (Middle East Education through Technology) is a program held in Jerusalem that works to bring together Israeli and Palestinian high school students by providing a rigorous program in computer science and business. The MEET student group organizes instructor recruitment for the summer program, provides training and preparation resources for the instructors, helps with tutoring and curriculum development during the school year, and organizes cultural awareness and dialogue events on campus.
Mining, Oil and Gas Club The objective of the Mining, Oil and Gas Club, hereinafter the “MOG Club”, is to provide a forum for education on mining, oil and gas related issues by serving as facilitator for communication between the MIT community and the industry, public sector, NGOs and academics. To achieve this purpose the MOG Club will inform both students about current developments in the mining, oil and gas sectors by inviting industry experts, policy makers, academics and professionals from these areas to share their insight during club sponsored events. The MOG Club will also serve as a platform for discussions on all major drivers of the mining, oil and gas industries such as new technologies, public policy and regulation issues, mine safety, sustainability and the environment, etc. The main channels of diffusion will be Seminars, social functions, information database and an email distribution list.
Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students, MIT Chapter Mission Statement The mission of the Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students (M.A.P.S.) shall be to address the needs of the minority pre-health students at M.I.T.M.A.P.S. intends to motivate, encourage and prepare pre-health students from a disadvantaged background, an underrepresented minority group or a medically underserved area to be competitive applicants for health professional schools through a sharing of knowledge, experience and mentorship. The chapter is dedicated to serving underserved communities through a variety of community service activities and volunteering and to improve minority matriculation into all professional health related programs.
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MIT Boxing Club MIT Boxing Club ("MBC") was founded to 1) Further individual and group interest and knowledge for the competitive sport of boxing, 2) Create an environment where individuals can progress their understanding of boxing through interactions and exchanges, 3) Be an established venue for like-minded individuals to meet others who share their passion.
MIT Wushu Club MIT Wushu is dedicated to the practice and performance of contemporary Chinese martial arts. Led by an experienced athletes and national team members, MIT Wushu combines a unique artistic aesthetic with practical, combative techniques and covers a wide spectrum of modern Chinese martial arts, from spear and sword play to open-hand forms and self-defense. A nexus for wushu and martial arts enthusiasts from around New England, the MIT Wushu Club hosts members from Harvard University, Wellesley College, Boston University, Berkelee College of Music, and their corresponding graduate schools. The MIT Wushu Club is also home to the MIT Wushu Team, an award-winning competition and performance team composed of top athletes from across the country.
MIT-China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum The MIT-China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (MIT-CHIEF) is an annual conference and high-profile platform for intellectual exchange, to foster deeper and broader collaborations between China and the United States in technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship. The conference aims to bring together high-impact Keynote Speeches, Panel Discussions, a Business Plan Contest, and a Technology Exhibition geared toward hot topics in the development of entrepreneurship in China and the United States.
MITALY - Italian Student Association MITaly is the Italian Students' association at MIT. Our member body includes undergraduates, MBAs, Masters, PhDs, Professors, visiting academics, and professionals mainly from MIT as well as from the greater Boston area. Our officers are MIT students elected on a yearly basis. The association aims to promote Italian culture at MIT while reinforcing the network of its members within the bounds of the university and beyond. We also pursue initiatives that will allow those that are registered immediate access to professional, academic and cultural opportunities that are by definition restricted to select individuals.
mitBEEF We are a club focused on the techniques and methodologies of superior beef preparation, consumption, and education.
MITea A group of tea-drinking enthusiasts who enjoy getting together over tea and snacks for civilized conversation and who hope to encourage others to drink tea as a healthful social activity.
MITeri This is an MIT Nepali Student Association that aims to connect all Nepali students studying at MIT and share our 'Nepaliness' to MIT community. Through this association we discuss current issues of Nepal and brainstorm solutions using MIT resources.
MITkablim A safe place to encourage interaction between and enhance student life for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and allied students in the Jewish community at MIT.
MITxplore MITxplore is a math and science mentorship program for elementary school students in Cambridge, Boston and the greater Boston area. We are launching the program this year with a pilot semester at the Fletcher-Maynard Academy in Cambridge, to build and evaluate a sustainable program structure and identify the most effective mentorship methods. We will conduct one two-hour session per week, where the first hour will involve interactive demos relating mathematical concepts from the students’ curriculum to the world around us and the second hour will be smaller-sized sessions for more individualized assistance. We hope to create a supportive community and an engaging environment to help students excel in class and, more generally, in STEM fields and get them excited about pursuing math, science and engineering in the future.
Mobile Development Competition, MIT 6.570 is MIT's first Mobile Development Competition. Teams of 2-3 students have 4 weeks to design and build a mobile application to make MIT's student life easier and more convenient. The first two weeks of the competition consist of lectures given both by students and leading industry experts, covering the basics of Android development, as well as other relevant concepts and tools, to help the participants build great apps. The contest culminates in a public presentation by all teams in front of a judging panel comprised of MIT faculty and professional developers.
Mobin The purpose of the Mobin student group is to promote understanding of Shia Islam.
Mocha Moves Dance Squad To promote hip hop culture and school spirit on campus through dance
Model United Nations Allows students to experience the UN system and promotes awareness of international issues.
Mongolian Student Association We operate to increase awareness of Mongolia and Mongolian Culture in MIT (Boston) community.
Movements in Time Movements In Time Dance Company is an amateur dance group at MIT that was started to expose dancers within the MIT community to professional quality choreography. We practice a wide range of dance techniques, including ballet, modern, jazz, hip-hop, pointe and tap, and provide opportunities for anyone interested in dance to develop their abilities, regardless of skill level.
Mujeres Latinas The purpose of this organization is to seek social and professional advancement and cultural enrichment of Latinas in the MIT community and the Boston­Cambridge area, promote the success of individual Latinas by providing Latinas with support and guidance in their endeavors, and raise awareness among the MIT community about the issues affecting Latinas, including but not limited to racism and sexism.
Muses, The MIT MIT's only all female a cappella group.
Music and Society Forum The Music and Society Forum is a student group that seeks to explore the different aspects of music (such as psychological, therapeutic, and educational). We bring students together to engage in discussions and invite intellectuals in various music-related fields to shed light on their expertise. Our topics of interest include but are not limited to: the medical therapeutic applications of music, the cognitive effects of music, the mathematics behind music composition, and the role music plays in inducing emotion or triggering memory.
Musical Improvisation Ensemble, MIT MITIE is an ensemble that performs improvisational music. No particular style (e.g., Jazz) is given a privileged role. Through improv exercises and rehearsals, members come to know each other as musicians.
Musical Theatre Guild MTG is a student group that produces 4 musicals a year. It is composed of MIT students and members of the MIT and Cambridge community.
Muslim Students' Association The Muslim Students' Association is a student run group consisting of both undergraduate and graduate students. As a group we aim to enhance the experience of all Muslim students at MIT by: helping those who are interested in their spiritual, social and academic development through our community, offering a support system for all Muslims students at MIT and striving to improve relations on and off campus between Muslims and Non-Muslims.
Mystery Hunt, MIT Mystery Hunt is MIT's annual IAP puzzle competition.
National Society of Black Engineers The Mission of NSBE is to increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community.
National Society of Collegiate Scholars at MIT The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) is an honors organization that recognizes and elevates high achievers. NSCS provides career and graduate school connections, leadership and service experiences, access to discounts and savings as well as $250,000 in scholarships annually. NSCS Members are deeply committed to service, integrity and scholarship and, as a result, are impacting their campus and local communities every day.
Natya Performing arts group for the Indian classical dance styles, namely Bharat Natyam, Kathak, Odissi, and others.
New Economy @ MIT The purpose of New Economy @ MIT of the group is to raise institutional awareness of and encourage discussions about new economic models and theories at MIT. We also seek to provide a forum for members to network and collaborate around related education, research and practice within and beyond the MIT community.
New House 2 One of the numbered houses of New House, a culturally diverse and friendly place.
NOBCChE-MIT National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) is a professional student org that has partnership with the departments of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry to bring focus to students who major in fields that are heavily reliant in Chemical and Biological engineering and sciences and are looking to establish careers in academia, research, and industry in these fields. This includes courses 10, 5, 20, 7, 9, 3 and any students who are pre-med. Nobcche seeks to help students develop relationships with their professors by providing casual yet personal dinners with Professors. Nobcche helps all student networks by actively seeking both graduate and undergraduate students for its membership. Nobcche hosts several events to support students in after college endeavors including the Graduate School Workshop and How to Become a Professor.
Number Six Club / Delta Psi The Number Six Club (Number Six, No. 6), also known by its Greek letters, Delta Psi, is a nationally-affiliated coed fraternity, and one of MIT's six Independent Living Groups. Number Six is the Tau Chapter of St. Anthony Hall, also known as the Fraternity of Delta Psi. Number Six categorizes itself as a literary fraternity, which is a hybrid between a social residential fraternity — with emphasis on holding large social activities and parties — and a literary society.
Ohms, MIT MIT's premier and only South Asian A Cappella group. We bring the finest beats from the East and mix them with those of the West to bring a musical fusion unlike any other.
Oori Oori is MIT's traditional Korean drumming group. We practice Samulnori and Pungmul and perform at MIT events and in the Boston area.
Optical Society of America, MIT Student Chapter of the Student branch of the Optical Society of America, the main professional society in optics, at MIT.
Organization of Serbian Students, MIT The purpose of the Association is: a. To welcome and counsel all newly arrived Serbian students, and all others interested in joining the Organization. b. To promote fellowship, and cultural, social and educational activities among the members of the Serbian student community, as well as all the others interested in the Serbian culture and heritage. c. To present Serbian culture and heritage to the wider MIT community. d. To foster the development of ties between the Serbian students worldwide.
OrigaMIT MIT's origami club, which exists to promote, practice, and teach origami folding, analysis, and design.
Orthodox Christian Fellowship OCF is a group on campus where Orthodox Christians and those interested in Orthodoxy can come together to learn about the faith, discuss its teachings, and practice through worship and community service! We are very welcoming to any new members who are interested, so please join us at our next meeting!
Outing Club, MIT Provide members with the education and means to use, enjoy and explore the outdoors.
Paksmit To promote and create awareness about Pakistani culture through events and discussions, as well as providing a platform to network with MIT alumni and professionals in the Boston area.
Palestine@MIT Palestine@MIT is a student-run organization promoting awareness about Palestinian culture, history, and current events. The overarching goal of the group is to increase understanding within the MIT community and the greater Boston area of an issue that is not sufficiently recognized by the general public.
Panhellenic Association MIT’s Panhellenic Association serves as an umbrella group to unite all six of the lovely MIT sororities together. Representatives are elected from the Panhellenic community to serve on a variety of positions, from working on main Exec to the experiencing the exciting Junior Panhel opportunities.
Peer2Peer Peer2Peer is committed to improving and expanding peer support on MIT’s campus. Peer2Peer, a web based support service, will provide a channel for MIT students to express themselves confidentially about whatever is on their minds, and in return receive support and feedback from several other MIT students. Peer2Peer hopes to encourage students to reach out to their peers for support when they need it, both for everyday concerns and larger issues. Additionally, Peer2Peer responders will be trained about the resources available on MIT’s campus, and can provide that information to students who need it. In the coming months, Peer2Peer will be recruiting student responders. If you are interested in learning more or getting involved, please email peer2peer-exec@mit.edu
Persian Students Association The Persian Students Association is a student organization whose objective is to sponsor Persian social and cultural activities and events, promote an understanding of Persian culture, help foster friendship among different cultural groups, and provide a source of union and support for the Persian community at MIT.
Phi Delta Theta Phi Delta Theta Fraternity
Phi Kappa Sigma International Fraternity Established October 16, 1903, Phi Kappa Sigma has had a long and storied history here at MIT. Despite the academic rigors of arguably the world's most prestigious technical institution, the brothers of Phi Kappa Sigma have not only endured, but have thrived, finding success both during their four years at the Institute and after graduation. We are very proud to be part of such a diverse band of brothers -- it's almost a guarantee that someone in the house shares your interests. The brothers of Skullhouse are varsity sportsmen, orchestral virtuosos, student government senators, weightlifters, Linux experts, and members of the Formula SAE team. Our members come from as far away as Ramallah and as close as Boston. Come be a part of the legendary Skulls.
Phyo Nyi Nyi Kyaw, MIT we aim to make cycling safer for the MIT community and decrease cycling fatalities and serious injuries by holding two large "Bike Safety @ MIT" events each year (once during Orientation, another during the Spring), as well as year-round bike safety awareness events in the local Cambridge/Boston community. Our bike safety events will be interactive and educate MIT cyclists on rules of the road while also helping them in very practical ways, e.g., making sure their bikes are registered with MIT PTO (in case bikes are stolen), having basic bike maintenance and check-ups for free, and reducing the high barriers to accessing safety equipment (like reliable bike lights and helmets for free or at a heavily subsidized price)
Physics Graduate Student Council The goal of the Physics Graduate Student Council is to represent and advocate for the interests of the graduate students within the physics department. We also arrange social and academic events to build community within the department.
Pi Beta Phi The Mission of Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women is to promote friendship, develop women of intellect and integrity, cultivate leadership potential and enrich lives through community service.
Pokemon League, MIT The MIT Pokémon League is a student group that plays the Pokémon video and trading card game. Throughout the semester, we will have regular League meetings in which anyone can stop by and play matches with fellow fans. Completing 8 matches yields the participant a free prize for the season, and each season lasts 2-3 months.
Poker Club, MIT The purpose of the this club is to create a community with like interests and also create a better understanding in the game of poker and its applications to trading.
Pokerbots, MIT The MIT Pokerbots Competition is a computerized poker tournament, where teams have 1 month to program a completely autonomous "pokerbot" to compete against other teams.
Polish Club at MIT Polish Club promotes Polish culture on MIT campus and helps Polish people get together and learn of each others existence on campus - it is just too easy to go through the studies without realizing that there is a couple more people from Poland here.
Polymer Graduate Student Association The purpose of PGSA is to facilitate social and academic interaction among students studying subjects related to polymer science.
Power Electronics Society The Power Electronics Society is an MIT student organization that supports research and experimentation related to systems that spark.
Pre-Law Society, MIT The MIT Pre-Law Society endeavors to guide students through the process of applying to law school. The club aims to tell students what to expect, as well as provide advice and access to useful resources. Any MIT student who thinks they may potentially be interested in pursuing law in the future is welcome to join. We hope to encourage MIT students to apply to law school, and make sure they don't feel lost in the process!
Pre-Medical Society, MIT A group for students interested in the medical field as a future career.
Preveterinary Society, MIT An organization dedicated to bringing animal service and animal science career opportunities to the MIT community.
Pro-Life, MIT MIT Pro-life is for all MIT students, staff, and affiliated members that are interested in help raise awareness of pro-life issues and the ways in which people can become involved with the cause.
Product Management Club, The The objective of the Product Management Club is to provide a forum for education on product management related issues by serving as facilitator for communication between the MIT community, industry and academics. Product Management is a discipline that is of growing interest to the students looking to cross the boundaries of engineering and management. The PM Club will prepare future product managers and refine existing product manager skills. To achieve this purpose the PM Club will inform both students about current developments in the product management inviting industry experts, academics and professionals from these areas to share their insight during club sponsored events. The PM Club will also serve as a platform for discussions on all major drivers of the product management discipline such as new technologies, methodologies, best practices, and emerging models for product development. The main channels of diffusion will be Seminars, social functions, an annual conference and an email distribution list.
Protestant Student Community, MIT The Protestant Student Community is an officially recognized student organization at MIT. Our purpose is to celebrate our Christian community by providing opportunities for worship, study, service, and fun. We are the official campus presence of the American Baptist Church, the United Methodist Church, the Presbyterian Church (USA), the United Church of Christ and we are also the home of many Christians without a denominational affiliation. Sunday morning Protestant worship at 11:00 a.m. in the MIT Chapel is one of many gathering times for the Protestant Student Community. Students are involved in all aspects of worship including musical accompaniment, choir, bible reading, and more. New ideas are encouraged and explored by the Protestant Student Community. We are a very diverse group of Christians gathered from around the world to share spiritual growth, explore friendships, and have fun together. We seek to be open minded and curious about the variety of beliefs in the group. Everyone is welcome.
Purple PEOPLE PROTECTING AND PROSELYTIZING PURPLE
Queers in the Built Environment QuBE aims to highlight and create dialogue around the intersection of queer identity and the built environment though a variety of media including speakers, conferences, partnerships, publications, and social events. QuBE also serves to support and increase the visibility of queer students, faculty, and staff in the School of Architecture + Planning and the MIT community at large.
Quest Scholars Network, MIT MIT Quest Scholars is a chapter of the Quest Scholars Network. We uphold the purpose of striving to transcend the barriers created by socioeconomic obstacles through means of outreach, support, service and networking among the MIT Quest Scholars and other partner colleges within the Quest Scholars Network. Membership is open to any member of the MIT community, including but not limited to any students who was admitted to MIT through the QuestBridge program, both Matched and Regular Decision, as well as anyone interested in promoting equitable access to education.
Quidditch Team, MIT Our team plays the magical sport Quidditch from the Harry Potter book series. In addition to weekly practices, we compete with local colleges and universities.
Quiz Bowl Team, MIT Academic trivia team competition
Radio Society W1MX, MIT America's oldest college amateur radio club
Rainbow Coffeehouse We are a social organization whose mission is to provide a safe, friendly and fun environment for MIT's LBGT community. All events are free and open to MIT students, alumni, faculty, staff and their friends. Visitors from other colleges and universities are also welcome. We are sponsored by the MIT GSC (Graduate Student Council) and BGALA. We communicate with our members about upcoming events and general announcements via our mailing list. We offer an online subscription form for many MIT LBGT email-lists (including Rainbow Coffeehouse membership list) at: http://web.mit.edu/lbgt/subform.html
Resonance of MIT, The Resonance is a co-ed a cappella group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Our mission: to explore the fine art of covering contemporary music hits of varying popularity armed only with our wits and a pitch pipe. Check us out at resonance.mit.edu!
Ridonkulous, MIT Originally founded in Spring 2005, Ridonkulous is a hip hop dance group whose goal is to bring MIT dance to other venues in the greater Boston area. Past performances include charity events, collegiate shows, and competitions such as Elements, Prelude, Main Event, and World of Dance! We have also hosted many workshops taught by top choreographers from ABDC and SYTYCD. Our mission is to have fun, dance, and show the world why we are so RIDONKULOUS!
Rite, MIT Creative Writing Club The MIT creative writing club hosts a variety of workshops and activities for all those interested in playing with words.
Roadkill Buffet MIT's premier improv troupe!
Robotic Futbol Club We build and maintain a fleet of lunch-box sized robots that play soccer. Almost every summer we travel to compete in an international competition. No experience is required, it's a learning experience for us all!
Robotics Team, MIT The MIT Robotics Team is an engineering team centered around entering various competitions with a focus on robotics.
Rocket Team MIT Rocket Team, group dedicated to the design, construction and flight of high power rockets.
ROCSA This is a Taiwanese Student Association. We are a group of passionate students. We would like to invite all MIT students to join our traditional holidays through out the year.
Romanian Student Association To promote fellowship among members of the MIT community interested in the Romanian culture.
Rowing Club, MIT The MIT Rowing Club (MITRC) is a group of MIT graduate students, undergrads, post docs, staff, faculty, and other affiliates who sweep row on the Charles River. Our group has both recreational and competitive boats, and we run a novice program each summer and fall. We are always looking for new enthusiastic members!
Rubik's Cube Club, MIT The MIT Rubik's Cube Club offers members of the MIT community as well as outside competitors the opportunity to compete in bi-annual competitions solving the Rubik's Cube and other puzzles.
Rune The MIT Journal of Arts and Letters
Running Club, MIT A running club that hosts weekly runs open to all members of the MIT and Boston community
Russian Connection The MIT Russian Club supports the MIT community's exploration of Russia and neighboring countries. The club enriches MIT's cultural landscape and paves the way to connect technologies and businesses through its diverse offerings. Over years, we have developed from a social group to a platform that represents at MIT a variety of interests in culture and social entertainment, as well as opportunities in business and technology innovation.
Sakata Afrique (MIT African Dance Group) Sakata Afrique (MIT African Dance Group) introduces African Dance to the MIT community. It provides a platform where MIT students can discover and appreciate African Culture through music and dance.
Samskritam MIT Samskritam strives to teach Samskritam (aka Sanskrit, an ancient Indian language rich in literary, scientific and philosophical works) to the MIT community and help develop their Sanskrit speaking, reading and writing skills. Weekly classes at different levels would be conducted that would be free and open to all. Also, there would be workshops and lectures in relevant topics organized periodically.
Sangam Sangam is the association of Indian and Indian-origin students at MIT. Our primary aim is to preserve and promote Indian culture in the Greater Boston area, through a wide range of activities. Sangam means confluence, a meeting point of two or more rivers. This is the place where people from diverse parts of India merge into a single cohesive identity, halfway around the world. We do our best to make everyone feel at home. We celebrate the Indian independence day, festivals such as Diwali and have lots of group activities that allow you to mingle with fellow MIT affiliates.
Saudi Students' Association, MIT We, the MIT Saudi Students' Association (MSSA), seek to be an actively involved asset to the MIT community. We aim to be the best representation of the Saudi culture, heritage, and society at the best appearance of our distinctive values as citizens of Saudi Arabia. We envision bridging the gaps between MIT and Saudi academic institutions and industrial entities by establishing networking opportunities for MIT students. To this end, we strive to lend a voice to Saudi students for active participation in the MIT community. To achieve our purpose and our vision, we will organize academic events featuring the most prestigious institutions and academic opportunities in Saudi Arabia, industrial events featuring the industrial entities and corporations driving the economy of Saudi Arabia, and social events featuring the Saudi culture, heritage, and society.
Scandinavian Society The Scandinavian Society is a cultural group that allows people that identify themselves with Scandinavian culture and people interested in Scandinavian culture to come together and celebrate Scandinavian heritage, and learn more about Scandinavian countries. The society also aims to promote MIT in the Scandinavian countries.
Science Counts! The purpose of Science Counts! is to bring science education opportunities to all students and promote a love for science and passion for learning in children. It is the MIT Chapter of the national organisation Kids Are Scientists Too, Inc.
Science Fiction Society, MIT MITSFS runs the world's largest open-shelf library of science fiction and fantasy literature.
Science for Social Change The purpose of the Science for Social Change is to bridge academia and the community at large in order to expedite the direct application of cutting-edge scientific and engineering results to concrete social problems. Our point of departure is the observation that MIT, with its talented and passionate student body, and its singularly prolific environment for science and engineering progress, has immense potential to be a hub which quickly and effectively harnesses recent laboratory advancements to solve immediate social problems. The group will endeavor to achieve this by 1) Assembling under one roof members of the community passionate about effecting concrete social change, thereby facilitating collaboration between these like-minded individuals, and 2) Organizing peer presentations, guest speakers and workshops to disseminate the most recent scientific and engineering results potentially relevant to social change, thereby empowering our members with the necessary knowledge and inspiration to pursue social change.
Science Olympiad at MIT Science Olympiad at MIT organizes members of the MIT community to volunteer at secondary school science competitions (including Science Olympiad, Science Bowl, and Science Fair) in Massachusetts and greater New England and organizes an annual Science Olympiad open invitational tournament at MIT.
Science Policy Initiative, MIT The MIT Science Policy Initiative (SPI) is a student group passionate about the role of science in society. We explore the policies governing research and innovation and learn about how science can inform policy. From regular on-campus lunch discussions to a trip to DC to meet with Members of Congress, we offer many ways for students to learn more about science policy and get involved.
Scuba Club The scuba club promotes scuba diving by the MIT community.
Secular Society of MIT SSOMIT serves as a unique opportunity for freethinkers to meet and learn from each other. Our meetings are open to anyone who would like to explore secular outlooks on life, or just wants to gain an understanding of our perspectives.
Security Club, MIT In a world where $110 Billion is lost to cyber crime every year, it’s increasingly important for programmers to have security in mind when developing the next big product. MITsec hopes to be the bridge between MIT’s Computer Science curriculum and real world secure programming practices. It is the opinion of MIT Security Club that it’s important to start this secure programming early and keep it in mind throughout your MIT career. Teaching the members of MITsec the basics of Network and Computer security, we hope to have our members enter the workforce with the ability to identify and plug security holes as well as write safe code from the beginning.
Shakespeare Ensemble Theatre ensemble focused on the Bard
SHINE for Girls SHINE’s mission is to positively transform the lives of local young women by cultivating a passion for mathematics through a free 8-week program that incorporates math and dance.
Shotokan Karate We practice the traditional Japanese Martial art style of Shotokan Karate
SIAM, MIT The purpose of the MIT SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) is to bring together the diverse MIT community with a shared interest in Applied Mathematics and Computational Sciences. Our group will serve as a bridge for students to share their scientific results, find friends, and form collaborations. MIT SIAM promotes the interest in Applied Mathematical Sciences through organizing different events.
Sidney & Pacific Graduate Community The Sidney Pacific Graduate Community is the house government as well as the group promoting residential events.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon Social Fraternity focused on service.
Sigma Chi The MIT chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity.
Sigma Kappa Sigma Kappa Sorority--Theta Lambda Chapter
Sigma Phi Epsilon Established in 1948 as the "Pegis Club", Sigma Phi Epsilon at MIT (a.k.a. SigEp) is a fraternity built upon the ideals of life balance and leadership. Unlike other fraternities, SigEp is a non-pledging fraternity, meaning its new members do not undergo initiation and do not partake in an pledging period. Instead, members organize and participate in a leadership development program called the Balanced Man Program. The program is put in place to teach members leadership skills that would not be taught otherwise in the classroom, preparing the brothersfor life after MIT. Every year, SigEp holds the Balanced Man Scholarship, a scholarship that aims to recognize and award both incoming and current MIT students who exhibit balance in their everyday lives.
Singapore Students Society MITSSS organizes cultural and social events for Singaporeans and interested MIT students.
Skateboarding Club, MIT The Skateboard Club provides a community to share the passions and excitement of skate and longboarding to MIT and the surrounding community. Generally, the club promotes the sport across campus to provide guidance to newcomers as well as to provide a welcoming environment for skaters to discuss related topics, plan excursions, and share tools and tips to everything skating related.
Skydiving Club, MIT People passionate about Skydiving
Sloan Business Club Business organization for undergraduates.
Sloan Trading Taskforce A club that focuses on competing in financial competitions and conducting research.
Smart Woman Securities SWS aims to teach MIT students and associates about fundamental investing. It provides a ten week seminar program each fall to teach members finance fundamentals and continues their education through an on going investment research project. The club is a national organization present at many universities across the country, participating in national stock pitch competitions and programs including an annual trip to meet Warren Buffett.
Snowriders, MIT The mission of our club is to facilitate MIT community access to skiing and snowboarding recreational and social activities during the winter season. We organize regular bus trips up to mountains and use our funds to subsidize these trips for students. In addition, we hold regular socials to build a sense of community and at which officer elections are held.
Social Media Club, MIT MIT club for members of the MIT community with an active interest in the field of digital social media, and its emerging applications.
Society for Open Science The MIT Society for Open Science is a student group dedicated to raising awareness for open science and open knowledge through events such as colloquium talks, conferences, local meet-ups in the Boston/Cambridge area, and hackathons.
Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers The MIT Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) was founded in Spring 2010 by two students who were passionate about helping Asian students advance their careers. MIT SASE holds campus events and an annual conference aimed at helping students develop meaningful relationships with professors at universities and industry professionals both domestically and internationally. The climb up the corporate ladder is hard, especially for Asians. Why is there such a disparity between the high percentage of Asians at top colleges and the low percentage of Asians in the executive levels of corporations? SASE aims to promote awareness of this issue and to instill skills that will break this bamboo ceiling. All ethnicities are welcome!
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Since our establishment, the MIT student chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) has matured from a small, devoted executive board in 1987 to the well-developed chapter of over fifty registered members that we are today. Our active members are committed to academic excellence, cultural diversity, professionalism, and community service. It is through their efforts that our chapter is one of the most prominent and recognized minority groups on the MIT campus. SHPE actively participates within MIT, providing the general MIT community as well as its members with opportunities for cultural awareness. Our members actively engage in diverse community service projects throughout the year. SHPE-MIT coordinates a variety of career and cultural development events such as resume workshops, graduate school information sessions, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) information sessions, and Finger Foods with the Faculty. These events help our students plan their next steps after graduation and provide useful information about programs and opportunities that will help their academic and career goals. Our events also give students the opportunity to network with administrators and faculty. The connections our members establish at Finger Foods with the faculty outside of class time may ultimately lead to valuable recommendations to summer programs or graduate schools.
Society of Physics Students Supporting and providing community for physics undergrads.
Society of Refined Scientists One who is refined may be considered to be a well-mannered and considerate individual with high standards of effective behavior, independent means, calm demeanor, strong preserve, intellect, and etiquette. A scientist may be considered as one who attempts to come up with systematic, coherent and useful models of how the natural world works. We are founding the Society of Refined Scientists to help create more well-rounded scientists; scientists that can comfortably present themselves, and their ideas, to diverse audiences. Our approach involves both study and practice of techniques that reflect capability, confidence, and etiquette, thus helping members develop techniques for effective interpersonal interactions and upward social mobility.
Society of Women Engineers MIT SWE strives to: -educate members about career choices in engineering and promote community between professionals and students, including through alumni -inspire younger generations about engineering, encourage the notion of diversity in engineering, and determine and advocate for the needs of women engineers at MIT -build community at MIT SWE, bridge a relationship with local and national sections, and record and disseminate the culture, history, and events of MIT SWE
Solar Electric Vehicle Team We are a student engineering club that designs, builds, and races solar electric vehicles. The team draws on a broad range of technical knowledge encompassing all fields of engineering and science. All students are welcome to join!
South Asian Association of Students MIT's South Asian Association of Students (SAAS) club is one of the largest groups on campus, representing Indians, Pakistanis, Bangladeshis, Sri Lankans, Nepalis, and other South Asians at MIT. SAAS is open to all students interested in getting a taste of South Asian culture. Our organization was founded with the purpose of celebrating the diversity of South Asian culture by providing students in America with the opportunity to learn about South Asian heritage. SAAS is committed to not only providing a means for South Asian Americans to delve into their own background, but to also allowing students of any ethnicity to explore South Asian traditions. Our activities include a Garba/Raas (a traditional folk dance get-together), an annual Bhangra competition, social parties, study breaks, discussions, barbeques and sports events, and an annual culture show. The members of SAAS share a common interest in presenting South Asian culture to the MIT community.
Southeast Asian Service Leadership Network SEALNet is a nonprofit organization established in 2004. Its mission is to promote the spirit of service leadership in Southeast Asia. Every year, SEALNet sends teams of college students to Southeast Asian countries to conduct summer projects with local communities and students. These projects focus on various social issues, such as health, arts revival, education, and environment. Although the projects only take place during the summer, the bonds forged through SEALNet are long-lasting, creating a support network of service leaders spanning the globe.
Spain@MIT The Spain@MIT Association brings to MIT the Spanish culture through events that include a variety of cultural elements. These include Spanish food, music, flamenco workshops, cooking classes, scientific talks, and Spanish cinema, among others.
Spinning Arts Club, MIT MIT Spinning Arts Club provides a venue in which to learn and practice safe prop spinning.
Sport Pistol Club MIT's competitive pistol team, transitioned from the former varsity sport.
Sport Taekwondo Club Training and intercollegiate competition in Olympic-style Taekwondo
Sporting Clays Association, MIT Student group to foster the activity of Sportclays among the MIT community.
Squash Players Club The purpose of the Squash Players Club is threefold: Firstly, to provide access to equipment and squash court facilities to members of the MIT community that are interested in playing squash; secondly, to provide services to improve the experience of playing the sport; and thirdly, to promote and publicize the sport to the general MIT community.
Sri Lankan Students' Association To promote Sri Lankan culture at MIT
Stammtisch German conversation group
Stand-Up Comedy Club Stand-Up Comedy Club was started to introduce MIT students to the Cambridge and Boston comedy community. In the Spring, the group participates in Rooftop Comedy's College Competition, where they are currently ranked top 16 in the nation! In the fall, the group host classes taught by a local Boston comic. Throughout the year, members go to open-mics and perform around campus
Starleague, MIT Serving the gaming and eSports community of MIT.
StartLabs StartLabs works to show MIT engineers why they might be interested in working for or founder a startup. It also provides resources that help students achieve these goals.
STEAM, MIT The purpose of the MIT STEAM Chapter is to ignite communications between disparate areas in academia from the tradition STEM fields to the arts and humanities.
STeLA@MIT A science and leadership organization
Stop Our Silence Stop Our Silence is a group dedicated to bringing awareness to the problem of sexual assault and the issues of gender inequality that contribute to it. We offer survivor support and education to the MIT community, often through theater and arts based projects. Our main event on campus is running the Vagina Monologues every year through the V-DAY organization. V-DAY is a global movement to end violence against women and girls that raises funds and awareness through benefit productions of Playwright/Founder Eve Ensler's award winning play The Vagina Monologues. Stop Our Silence puts on a production of The Vagina Monologues every year to raise money and awareness to stop violence against women and girls. We also hold a yearly poetry slam, produce individual theater productions, are involved in Wellness Week events, and interface with similarly motivated groups on campus.
Strategic Games Society A group for playing strategic games, including board games, card games, and role-playing games.
String Theory We are MIT's one and only pop string group. Playing current and past hit songs, we perform regularly around campus and just love to make music! Founded on the 152nd Anniversary of MIT, MIT String Theory is the only known pop string group in the Institute's history. We bring our classical talent from many different backgrounds and come together to make music that can be appreciated by the general community. Currently, we are playing and performing songs by Capital Cities, Lana del Ray, Ellie Goulding, Grouplove, Lorde, Imagine Dragons, Passenger, and Ylvis, to name a few. Look out for our random performances around campus at MIT! ^_^
Student Ambassadors, MIT Works with the Alumni Association to represent MIT to the alumni.
Student Cable Group Student Cable is a student-run club dedicated to given students an opportunity to learn about film and television production. Shows in the past have ranged from media commentary/criticism to expert interviews. If you would like a show of your own, please contact studentcable-exec@mit.edu
Student Information Processing Board MIT's student computing group
Student Juggling Club The juggling club aims to foster and share an enthusiasm for juggling and the circus arts among students and other members of the MIT community. This is accomplished through weekly drop-in juggling events for all props and skill levels, and through periodic campus juggling shows or juggling acts.
Student Sex-Positive Club The SSC provides a safe place for students to discuss sex and sexuality and get information about consent and safer sex practices.
Students Advocating For Education and Respectful Relationships The purpose of SAFER2: Students Advocating For Education on Respectful Relationships is to eliminate rape, sexual violence, harassment, stalking, and intimate partner violence on our campus. We intend to establish an interactive and collaborative environment with the MIT undergraduate student body, to provide outreach to survivors on campus, and educate the student body, including survivors’ friends and fellow community members. Our outreach efforts will be supported by the MIT Violence Prevention and Response team, whose professional training will act as a resource, and lend a degree of professionalism to our efforts, and ensure that anyone affected by discussion of these topics is immediately connected to a VPR advocate.
Students at MIT Allied for Student Health Comprised of SMASH board (Students at MIT Allied for Student Health). Aims to serve as the voice between students and the administration on health related issues
Students for Bhopal, MIT We are a student group that works in close association with the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal (ICJB). We do solidarity work, awareness raising and fundraising to support the struggle for justice of the survivors and victims of the world's worst chemical disaster that happened in 1984 in Bhopal, India
Students for Education Reform at MIT The purpose of Student for Education Reform is organize students, founded upon a mission to close the achievement gap and ensure an excellent education for all children by mobilizing a new generation of leaders in education reform.
Students for Nuclear Energy and Power SNEP (Students for Nuclear Energy and Power) is a new student organization advocating for nuclear as the most immediate and pragmatic option for addressing the United States' energy needs. Unlike other energy clubs or academic departments on campus, our mission is entirely focused on advocating for nuclear power. We intend to host events on nuclear power and related subjects including lectures and panel discussions by MIT professors and guest speakers. A goal of SNEP is to bring together people in the MIT community who are interested in the promotion of nuclear power as a safe, sustainable energy source.
Students for the Exploration and Development of Space SEDS (Students for the Exploration of Development of Space) is a national student run organization which aims to popularize space exploration and inspire the further conquest of space through manned, robotic, and commercial space missions. Activities of the MIT Chapter include team based engineering projects (Zero-G team, Rocket Team, astrophotography team), community outreach events, space-related film screenings, faculty lectures, educational workshops, and traveling to international space conferences.
Sustainability@MIT To advance the interest of global sustainability among MIT community members.
Swara, MIT Swara strives to spread Indian classical music to MIT students and the greater Boston community through performances, lecture demonstrations and other such events.
SwissLinkBoston SwissLinkBoston is a networking platform for Swiss students and researchers living in the Boston area. Starting out with only a few members, we are now a large network of people with various backgrounds such as science, engineering and business. Besides offering an exceptional platform for Swiss-US networking, we aim at being a reference point for Swiss citizens who have recently arrived in the Boston area. Our activities include monthly gatherings in a restaurant or bar in Cambridge/Boston. During these gatherings we meet in a relaxed atmosphere to exchange study and professional experience. Additional to the monthly gatherings, we organize bigger events, such as an August 1st BBQ or a Fondue dinner, as well as Jass evenings.
Syncopasian MIT's premier Asian a cappella group whose mission is to promote Asian music and culture!
Table Tennis Team, M The Table Tennis club caters to both recreation and competitive training.
Tang Hall Residents' Association The Tang Hall Residents' Association (THRA) is an elected government that serves the interests of students residing in Tang Residence Hall.
Tango Club, MIT The MIT Argentine Tango Club (MITATC) was founded in November 2002 by four students who recognized the need for a tango club at MIT. Since then, MITATC has grown to offer multiple avenues for tango appreciation and involvement, while connecting dancers both within and outside MIT. The club aims to foster interest for Argentine tango by exposing members of the MIT community to the art and culture of Tango. MITATC also endeavors to provide an accessible and affordable locale for individuals already interested in tango, where tango is taught, learned, practiced, embraced and enjoyed.
Tapioca@MIT A student group promoting the knowledge and production of tapioca-related foods and beverages.
Tau Beta Pi, Mass Beta Chapter Engineering Honor Society
Tau Epsilon Phi tEp, a collection of 22 people living in the magical purple palace.
Team HBV, MIT MIT Team HBV is a student group dedicated to raising awareness about Hepatitis B and providing screening and education opportunities both on campus and in the greater Boston community.
Tech Catholic Community Community of Catholic students and others at MIT
TECH GEOPHYSICAL SOCIETY The objective of this organization shall be to promote interest in, and knowledge of, the sciences of geophysics and allied sciences, and to promote friendship and cooperation among those interested in the geophysical sciences. It shall be affiliated as a Student Chapter of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG).
Tech Model Railroad Club Model railroad contruction and operation, and design of hardware and software for controlling it.
Tech Squares Square and Round dance club
Tech, The The Tech is MIT's oldest and largest newspaper. We have provided MIT faculty, staff, and students with continuous news service since 1881. We publish on Tuesdays and Fridays during the regular school year, weekly during the month of January, and monthly during the summer. The Tech is published by the students of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Our staff is composed of undergraduate and graduate student volunteers, although a number of alumni lurk around our offices from time to time. The Tech is also financially independent of MIT; we are supported only by advertising revenues and donations.
Techiya MIT's Jewish/Hebrew/Israeli a cappella group
TechLink MIT wide club connecting students from across the departments for a common purpose: Technology knowledge sharing. And this is done through lab tours, mixer events, social events, ideaStorms etc.
Technique Yearbook Technique is the photography, yearbook, and design club of MIT. We work to promote the art of photography through teaching informal lessons and loaning out professional photographic equipment available for free. Every IAP, we compile our best campus life, activities, and sports photographs (alongside living group and senior portraits) into the yearbook.
Technology Policy Students Society Group comprised of Technology and Policy Program (TPP) graduate students and others within the MIT community with an interest in technology and policy; purpose is to study and discuss issues in technology policy seminars, provide information about careers, engage in a dialogue with invited speakers, and participate in a community of open-minded students.
TechX, MIT TechX aims to empower MIT students by bringing cutting-edge technology, new ideas, and top tech-innovators to campus. Through 8 committees, we throw events that such as: TechFair, the annual career fair and expo; HackMIT, MIT's premier hackathon; TechTalks, a chance for industry leaders to share the latest tech with the MIT community; and MakeMIT, MIT's largest hardware hackathon.
Thai Students at MIT TSMIT promotes the understanding of Thai cultures and acts as a network hub for Thai students in the Boston area.
The Mechanicals A theater group focused on putting on small, low commitment productions.
Thirsty Ear Executive Committee The purpose of the Thirsty Ear Executive Committee (TEEC) is to provide student input and leadership for the Thirsty Ear Pub (TE). TEEC works to ensure that the TE fulfills its purpose of providing a student-led social hub for the 21+ MIT student community
Toons Student-run coed a cappella singing group with members from MIT and Wellesley College community
Traders at MIT The purpose of Traders@MIT is to prepare its members for careers in the financial markets by exploring differences in various trading desks, teaching the fundamentals of financial products, and giving members a head start in learning the skills necessary to become successful traders.
Trading Card Club, MIT The Trading Card Club is a group that provides an environment which fosters a community of students who enjoy playing trading card game or collecting trading cards.
Transportation Club, MIT The MIT Transportation Club aims to bring together the transportation community for education, networking, and research collaboration. Founded in the spring of 2010, the organization has grown rapidly to include over 300 members from across all Schools of the Institute. Membership in the MIT Transportation Club is open to any member of the MIT community. Key programs include: Transportation Showcase; Transportation Seminar Series; Technical Tours; Transportation Hack-a-thon; Research Collaboration; Career Development & Alumni Relations
Triathlon Club A competitive MIT Club Sport team of MIT affiliates (students, post-docs, faculty, staff, and their spouses/partners) who train and race in multisport events. Our club is for people of all levels of experience and athletic ability.
Turkish Student Association Turkish Student Association aims to introduce the Turkish language and culture to the MIT community. Turkish Student Association also aims to create and maintain strong connections both among its members and with relevant outside agents.
UAV Team, MIT We make flying robots.
UHF Repeater Assn. W1XM The MIT UHF Repeater Association maintains the W1XM Repeater which is located on the top of the Green Building. W1XM 449.725 - 114.8 Hz CTCSS In addition to the Repeater, the MIT UHF Repeater Association also has a station (or "Shack") on the roof of the Green building which is used for VHF/UHF contesting purposes.
Ultimate Pick-Up, MIT We are a group that plays pick-up Ultimate Frisbee twice a week, normally on MIT's fields. We also organize an IM team and a group that plays organized Ultimate with the Boston Ultimate Disc Alliance (BUDA).
Undergraduate Association MIT Undergraduate Association
Undergraduate Biochemistry Association, MIT MIT Undergraduate Biochemistry Association (MUBA) was created to fill the void derived from the lack of a formal major in biochemistry. Since there is no unifying biochemistry major, undergraduates with an interest in this diverse field can be found in many different departments - chemistry, biology, brain and cognitive sciences, chemical engineering, bioengineering and physics, just to name a few. Besides serving as an academic resource for these students, MUBA also functions as a social outlet through which undergraduates with similar interests can meet. MUBA's goal is to strengthen the undergraduate experience in biochemistry at MIT by serving to inform students about the educational and research opportunities that exist on campus, to provide professional advice, and to provide an outlet for professional outreach.
Undergraduate Economics Association Enthusiastic economics students organizing events targeting students interested in economics issues.
Undergraduate Mathematics Association The Undergraduate Mathematics Association (UMA) is a community of undergraduate students at MIT who share an interest in mathematics. The UMA serves to connect students of mathematics with each other and with faculty, as well as to help students explore mathematics and promote mathematics in the community.
Undergraduate Research Journal, MIT The MIT Undergraduate Research Journal (MURJ) is MIT's only peer-reviewed scientific journal serving the undergraduate population.
Undergraduate Society for Women in Mathematics The Undergraduate Society for Women in Mathematics (USWIM) is an organization dedicated to bringing together women who are interested in and study mathematics. USWIM provides women with a chance to meet and learn more about the opportunities and research in mathematics as well as the future paths a student in mathematics might take. We believe in the impact of women in mathematics and want to see more women studying math and math-related fields. We collaborate with other women's groups, such as the Undergraduate Women in Physics, to bring attention to the many ways to describe the world using cool math!
Undergraduate Women in Physics Undergraduate Women in Physics social and academic group.
UNESCO Club, MIT . A UNESCO Club is an organization led by students with the aim to defend UNESCO values: Science, education and culture as a way to bring people together and help to build peace among nations. A UNESCO Club usually deals with different projects that are linked to these values. A UNESCO Club at MIT would be an opportunity to build a relationship between UNESCO and MIT. This also gives students yet another outlet from which to reach out to experts internationally.
UNICEF, MIT The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) provides humanitarian aid to children and mothers around the world. MIT UNICEF supports UNICEF's work through education, advocacy, and fundraising at MIT.
Universities Allied for Essential Medicines As a non-profit organization rooted in a global movement of university students, UAEM aims to (1) promote access to medicines and medical innovations in low- and middle-income countries by changing norms and practices around academic patenting and licensing, (2) ensure that university medical research meets the needs of people worldwide and (3) empower students to respond to the access and innovation crisis.
UrbanAfrica The purpose of the UrbanAfrica is to explore the complexity of urban development in African cities and discuss theories and strategies for engagement. The group is constituted as a space to explore practice-based and research interests, generate academic discussion, and elevate the analysis of Africa cities within DUSP, while linking to relevant groups at MIT and beyond. We do this through organizing public events, academic discussions on thematic and regional issues, supporting research initiatives and extending institutional linkages to African based groups.
Vegan and Vegetarian Society, MIT We aim to be a support group for people who are, are thinking of becoming, or are interested in, vegans and vegetarians in the MIT community by hold weekly or bi-weekly meetings; by bringing in speakers to address the moral, environmental, or health impacts of eating meat; and to discuss ways in which MIT can help reduce its ethical, environmental, and health footprint.
Ventureships Club A club to bring together MIT affiliated start-ups and MIT students, to have the students work with the start-ups during the semester, get hands on experience of a start-up.
Veterans Organization, MIT The mission of the MIT VETERANS ORGANIZATION is to: 1. Help prospective veteran students transition into higher education. 2. Serve as the MIT veteran hub for esprit de corps, career development, and networking. 3. Establish and maintain contact with the MIT military alumni network throughout the world.
Vietnamese Students MIT VSA fosters a learning environment for Vietnamese and Vietnamese-American cultures. Our group aims to bring together anyone who is interested in the culture.
Voo Doo Magazine the oldest and bestest funnies on campus.
Warehouse Apartments, The MIT single graduate housing.
Water Club, MIT A platform where people who are working on water research and/or interested in water-related issues can meet and produce water solutions
Web and Mobile Innovators, MIT Turning innovation on its head creating the DNA of the web. For web and mobile developers of all skill (or non-skill) levels. Come learn, think, create, collaborate, and have fun!
Webcomic Association The webcomic association provides a writing space for students interested in webcomic creation, where students can get feedback from their peers and work together to improve.
Western Hemisphere Project A group that strives to raise awareness about issues facing the Americas.
Westgate Community Association The Westgate Community Association comprises all the residents (students, partners, spouses, and children) of Westgate family housing on MIT campus.
WHOI Student Organization MIT/WHOI Joint Program Student Organization
WMBR Radio The MIT Student FM Radio Station
Women Business Leaders, MIT WBL establishes a network of women undergraduates, faculty, alumnae and professionals to empower women in their business endeavors and support them in the development of their careers. We support our members in their personal and professional pursuits during and after their years at MIT.
Women Graduate Association of Aeronautics & Astronautics WGA3 is a group for graduate women in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT. Our goal is to build a community and encourage relationships between graduate women in aerospace engineering, women faculty in AeroAstro, and women throughout MIT.
Women's Club Soccer Women's club soccer team
Women's Gymnastics Club Women's Gymnastics Club Sports team
Women's Ice Hockey Club Our club mission is to develop our skills, master our team plays, and work together in practices and games as a competitive team for which success is measured by the quality and improvement of our play. We welcome players of all experience levels. Whether you’ve never skated before, or have been playing hockey since before you could walk, the club is a great opportunity to further develop your skills and have some fun in a team environment.
Women's Initiative The MIT Women's Initiative program seeks to increase the number of women enrolled in engineering majors by educating middle and high school girls nationwide through presentations made by MIT women students.
Women's Rugby Club The MIT Women's Rugby Football Club was formed in the spring of 1977 by players who shared an abiding love and respect for the game of rugby. That shared love for the sport is what has kept the club alive. We welcome new players from all backgrounds and all levels of experience.
Women's Ultimate Frisbee Team Intercollegiate club frisbee team for undergraduate and graduate women.
Women's Volleyball Club The MIT Women's Volleyball Club provides instructional and competitive opportunities for women of the MIT Community at all skill levels.
Women's Water Polo We play water polo.
Wrestling Club MIT Wrestling Club
Yan Xin Life Science and Technology Association MIT YXLSTA is to provide the MIT community an opportunity to learn and benefit from Yan Xin Life Science and Technology and Yan Xin Qigong research and practice.
Yoga 24x7 As part of our weekly sessions we do hatha yoga and have lectures on the yoga 24x7 concept (please see below for more details on this. We also serve a free vegetarian dinner. Yoga 24x7 is a novel and revolutionary concept that comprises of the powerful and transformative 24 principles and 7 practices designed to promote well-being. The 24 principles are universal and axiomatic truths encoded within one's consciousness and body (genes) and found in the wisdom texts of the world and the writings of great sages, philosophers, scientists, and therapists, both ancient and modern. Awareness of these principles and their manifestation into our day-to-day lives through the 7 practices would guarantee well-being and happiness (individual and collective, on all levels - body, mind, intellect and self), while ignorance and neglect of them would produce the opposite.

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